"On Crime as Science (a Neighbor at a Time)"
lgonze at panix.com
Tue Jan 6 08:49:48 PST 2004
I'm inclined to believe in the broken windows theory. I lived under
William Bratton, the cop responsible for it, in both Boston and NY. In
New York BW was mixed with a general tough-nut attitude, so it's hard
to separate the two. But in Boston BW was pretty much on its own, and
it still did the job.
On Tuesday, Jan 6, 2004, at 11:39 America/New_York, Russell Turpin
> The "broken windows" theory never made much
> sense to me. It's good to see someone
> collecting data on this.
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