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CentrePiece Article
Can More Police Resources Reduce Crime?
Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie
December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP190:
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CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005

New research by Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie finds that the Street Crime Initiative, introduced in 2002, has been highly effective in reducing the number of robberies. Increased police resources can have a big impact on crime rates.

This article summarises 'Crime and Police Resources:The Street Crime Initiative' by Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie, CEP Discussion Paper No. 680