Data on daily self-reported criminality for 201 adult opiate users in Harlem were used to ascertain the predictability of high levels of criminal law violation. Estimates of regression parameters for criminality were used to determine the efficiency and false-positive ratios that would be obtained were a policy of selective incapacitation based on these predictions to be adopted for this or similar populations of illegal drug users.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||24|
|Journal||Crime and Delinquency|
|State||Published - 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine