Paradoxical effects of self-awareness of being observed: testing the effect of police body-worn cameras on assaults and aggression against officers

Paradoxical effects of self-awareness of being observed: testing the effect of police body-worn cameras on assaults and aggression against officers Abstract Objectives Recently, scholars have applied self-awareness theory to explain…
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The impact of residential change and housing stability on recidivism: pilot results from the Maryland Opportunities through Vouchers Experiment (MOVE)

The impact of residential change and housing stability on recidivism: pilot results from the Maryland Opportunities through Vouchers Experiment (MOVE) Abstract Objectives This article provides a description and preliminary assessment…
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Evaluation of operation swordfish: a near-repeat target-hardening strategy

Evaluation of operation swordfish: a near-repeat target-hardening strategy Abstract Objectives This paper reports an evaluation of a police-led target-hardening crime prevention strategy inspired by research concerned with space–time patterns of…
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Evidence comes by replication, but needs differentiation: the reproducibility issue in science and its relevance for criminology

Evidence comes by replication, but needs differentiation: the reproducibility issue in science and its relevance for criminology Abstract Recent publications in Nature, Science, and other journals raised concerns about the…
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Comparing the effects of community service and short-term imprisonment on recidivism: a matched samples approach

Comparing the effects of community service and short-term imprisonment on recidivism: a matched samples approach Abstract This study uses longitudinal official record data on adult offenders in The Netherlands (n = 4,246)…
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The DNA field experiment: a randomized trial of the cost-effectiveness of using DNA to solve property crimes

The DNA field experiment: a randomized trial of the cost-effectiveness of using DNA to solve property crimes Abstract We report the results of a prospective, randomized study of the impact…
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Adherence to Scheduled Sessions in a Randomized Field Trial of Case Management: The Criminal Justice–Drug Abuse Treatment Studies Transitional Case Management Study

Adherence to Scheduled Sessions in a Randomized Field Trial of Case Management: The Criminal Justice–Drug Abuse Treatment Studies Transitional Case Management Study Abstract The Transitional Case Management (TCM) study, one…
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Drunk and dangerous: a randomised controlled trial of alcohol brief intervention for violent offenders

Drunk and dangerous: a randomised controlled trial of alcohol brief intervention for violent offenders Abstract To assess the effectiveness of an alcohol brief intervention administered to violent offenders in a…
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Feasibility of a computerized intervention for offenders with substance use disorders: a research note

Feasibility of a computerized intervention for offenders with substance use disorders: a research note Abstract Objectives Despite evidence that treatment is effective in reducing recidivism among inmates with substance use…
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