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CCTV has modest impact on crime

A Campbell review examines the effects of closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance on crime rates. The review finds that CCTV has been most effective in reducing vehicle crimes in parking lots.

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COPS Office renews partnership with Campbell

The Campbell Crime and Justice Group partners with U.S. COPS Office to bring rigorous systematic reviews to police practitioners

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Evidence-based practice in crime and justice

The Campbell Collaboration promotes the use of evidence-informed policy formulation and practice in the areas of social welfare, international development, education and crime and justice. In a recent interview with CriminalJusticeProgams.com, Dr. Phelan Wyrick, of CrimeSolutions.gov, discusses the importance of evidence-based practice in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.

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Funding opportunity: Reviews on the effectiveness of sentencing and corrections

Funding is available from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (USA) and the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! (George Mason University, USA) for a systematic review on effectiveness in sentencing and corrections. The (extended) deadline for proposals is October 31, 2011.

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Weisburd awarded Stockholm Criminology Prize

The prestigious prize was awarded to Prof. David Weisburd by the Swedish Minister for Justice, Beatrice Ask, at a ceremony on June 15, in conjunction with the Stockholm Criminology Symposium.

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Self-control improvement, children & crime

Self-control improvement programs for children are effective at improving self-control, as well as reducing delinquency and problem behaviors, states a new Campbell review.

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Does formal processing reduce juvenile delinquency?

Juvenile system processing does not control crime, according to a new Campbell review.

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Reduction of bullying in schools

Anti-bullying programs in schools are often effective, according to a new Campbell review.

School bullying, increasingly a topic of both public concern and research efforts, has a serious impact on children both mentally and physically. Different programs have been implemented to combat the problem but have rarely been evaluated.

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Crime falls with Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch programs are associated with a reduction in crime, according to a new review published by the Campbell Collaboration.

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Promising results for mentoring programs

Mentoring programs can reduce crime and associated problems, but more rigorous research is needed, according to a new systematic review published by Campbell.

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