Table 2 Average percent of time with any patrol officer coverage for ten hot spots before and during Operation Reddleman

From: Sweet Spots for Hot Spots? A Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Two Patrol Strategies

  Baseline weekend 02–03/04/16 Operation Reddleman 12-night average Percent change
Control group hot spots
 Hanover St and Duke St Jct. 5% 15% + 200%
 Temple Court 85% 86% + 2%
 Victoria St and North John St Jct. 11% 31% + 200%
 Back Berry Street 8% 2% − 75%
 Fleet St and Slater St Jct. 36% 40% + 11%
Treatment group hot spots
 Bold Street 24% 24% 0%
 Concert Square 90% 31% − 66%
 Seel Street 17% 17% 0%
 Slater Street 7% 23% + 200.3%
 Wood Street 14% 19% + 36%