Effects of the Program

  • James R. Gillham


The key question in a burglary prevention effort, of course, is, did it have any effect. In Hartford, Connecticut, such a program showed a reduction in burglary, while another in Chicago showed a marginally significant reduction in overall criminal victimization (Fowker 1979, Chapter 5; Fowler and Mangione 1982; Rosenbaum, Lewis, and Grant 1986, p. 123).


Control Block Treatment Block Program Area Criminal Victimization Neighborhood Watch 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • James R. Gillham
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  1. 1.Department of Criminal JusticeState University College at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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