Crime Control through a Regulatory Approach

Crime Control through a Regulatory Approach: Joining the Regulatory Fold

Source: 

Criminology & Public Policy (May 2012)

Author(s): 

Malcolm K. Sparrow

In this policy essay, Malcolm Sparrow considers the implications of the Eck and Eck article on “Crime Place and Pollution” and explores the advantages and disadvantages of an open dialogue between police and other regulatory agencies. Though Sparrow acknowledges that there are differences between police and other regulators, he argues that the commonalties exceed those differences, and that the potential benefits of beginning such as discourse are numerous.

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