Lessons of an Urban Crime Drop

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Criminologists and urban planners have been at a loss to explain the 80 percent drop in crime over 19 years in New York City. But in his book "The City That Became Safe," UC Berkeley's Franklin Zimring explains the tactics and techniques that have challenged long-held notions about law enforcement.


Franklin E. Zimring, author and William G. Simon professor of law at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law