The Effect of Police Employment on Crime

DAVID F. GREENBERG, RONALD C. KESSLER, COLIN LOFTIN

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    Abstract

    The effects of police employment on index violent trim rates and index property crime rates are studied using a maximum likelihood technique to estimate two‐wave multivariate panel models. Separate analyses are carried out for a sample of 252 U.S. suburbs and for a sample of 269 U.S. cities for the years 1960 and 1970.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)375-394
    Number of pages20
    JournalCriminology
    Volume21
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Aug 1983

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
    • Law

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