Knowing What Works

It's hard to know what's more heartening -- the fact that "broken windows" policing seems to be working in Lowell, M....
by | February 9, 2009

It's hard to know what's more heartening -- the fact that "broken windows" policing seems to be working in Lowell, M.A. or the fact that the Lowell Police Department actually did a randomized experiment to try it out.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if state and local government starting trying designing programs so that researchers could figure out what works?

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