Boston, Massachusetts

Improving Homicide Clearances Using an Experimental Design

Site Overview

Agency

Boston Police Department

Research Partner

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

Primary Focus

Homicides

SPI Strategy

Organizational change, Offender-based policing

Funded Year

2011

Site Profile

Large urban area of 48.28 square miles and a population of 621,359