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A Randomized Controlled Trial on Community Infused Problem-Oriented Policing in Crime Hotspots

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $1,399,828)

NORC proposes a 30-month trial to examine the effects of a “Community Infused Problem-Oriented Policing in Crime Hot Spots (CPOP-HS)” program in 100 crime hot spots in Newport News and Hampton, VA. NORC proposes to use data ranging from official crime data, community surveys, police officer surveys, police activity logs, and qualitative data collection. The intent of the community surveys is to move beyond just unreported crime to also measure perceptions of safety, police legitimacy, and collective efficacy (an overall community-police relations measurement).NORC will also measure (surveys, interviews, focus groups) office moral, officer’s perception of roles, police-community relations, and impact of the program (from the officer point of view) on the policies and practices.

This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law,“ and complies with Part 200, Uniform Requirements - 2 CFR, 200.210 (a) (14). CA/NCF

Date Created: September 6, 2017