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Project Title:

Proactive Policing - Effects on Crime, Communities, and Civil Liberties in the United States
PIN: DBASSE-CLAJ-14-02        

Major Unit:

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit: Committee on Law and Justice

RSO: Malay, Majmundar

Subject/Focus Area: Behavioral and Social Sciences; Policy for Science and Technology

Project Scope
An ad hoc committee under the auspices of the Committee on Law and Justice will review the evidence on: (1) the effects of different forms of proactive policing on crime; (2) whether these approachesĀ are applied in a discriminatory manner; (3) whether these approachesĀ are being used in a legal fashion; and (4) community reaction. The committee's review of the literature and the subsequent report will include a thorough discussion of data and methodological gaps in the research.

Project Duration: 18 months    

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Committee Membership

 Meeting 1 - 11/12/2015
 Meeting 2 - 02/03/2016
 Meeting 3 - 04/04/2016
 Meeting 4 - 06/22/2016
 Meeting 5 - 06/24/2016
 Meeting 6 - 06/27/2016
 Meeting 7 - 11/03/2016
 Meeting 8 - 02/07/2017


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Proactive Policing: Effects on Crime and Communities