Het effect van intensief surveilleren vlakbij en vlak na een eerdere inbraak

M.P. Wouters - Peeters, J.J. van der Kemp, W.M.E.H. Beijers, H. Elffers

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Abstract

Can a fruitful police surveillance scheme be based on supposedly increased risk immediately after and around a previous burglary (‘near repeat phenomenon’)? An experiment in Amstelveen has been set up and analysed for this purpose. Some neighbourhoods got a ‘near repeat surveillance’ scheme, and the occurrence of burglary in those areas has been compared with control neighbourhoods elsewhere in town. We observed a change in the near repeat pattern in the experimental area, but no net effect on burglary rates, presumably because of large between-neighbourhood variance in incidence.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)336-349
JournalTijdschrift voor Criminologie
Volume54
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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