Lum & Koper studying investigation, clearance rates, victim restoration in robbery cases

(George Mason University) Cynthia Lum, Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, and Director, Evidence-Based Crime Policy, and Christopher Koper, Associate Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, are conducting a multi-site randomized experiment with the Rochester (NY) and Seattle (WA) police departments to develop and test a structured and cost-effective investigation protocol for robbery -- one of the most common, yet least-solved violent crimes.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news