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The summary describes the results of a Campbell Systematic Review that assesses the available research evidence on the effects of improved street lighting on crime in public space - which settings, against which crimes, and under what conditions it is most effective.
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2008
The main aim of this summary is to give an overview about a systematic review of evaluations of neighbourhood watch based on an updated and extended version of a systematic review conducted for the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group.
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2008
Mentoring is usually intended to be a method of both reducing re-offending and increasing positive life outcomes such as education, training and employment. The purpose of this summary is to elaborate what has been learned from past evaluations to estimate the effect of mentoring on reoffending, presented in a Campbell Systematic Review.
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2008
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors often used for surveillance in areas that may need monitoring such as banks, casinos, airports, military installations, and convenience stores. The main objective of this review is to assess the available research evidence on the effects of CCTV surveillance cameras on crime in public space (public housing, car parks, public transport, other settings). Studies that investigated the effects of CCTV on crime were included.
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2008
Early family/parent training (EFPT) programs constitute a set of methods for reducing children’s behavioural problems and later delinquency that for some time have been the focus of considerable attention. The review provides an overview about the evaluation of early family/parent training programs.
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2008