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Proactive policing Prof. David Weisburd on the findings of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report

In this interview Prof. David Weisburd (George Mason University) summarizes the findings of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on proactive policing—focusing on the practice’s impacts on crime, and the reactions of communities. 

David Weisburd is distinguished professor of criminology, law and society at George Mason University, and Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Weisburd is also an author or editor of more than 25 books and more than 175 scientific articles that cover a wide range of criminal justice research topics.  He has received many international prizes for his groundbreaking research on crime hot spots and policing. Professor Weisburd began his career at the Vera Institute of Justice as the lead researcher on the NYPD's pilot program in community policing.

Part of the Neil A. Weiner Research Speaker Series

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