Boston, Massachusetts

Evaluating a Place-Based Intervention to Reduce Violent Crime

Site Overview

Agency

Boston Police Department

Research Partner

Anthony Braga, Ph.D., Northeastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Primary Focus

Gun Violence

SPI Strategy

Place-based policing, Offender-based policing

Funded Year

2009

Site Profile

Large urban area of 48.28 sq. miles with a population of 624,222