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Principal Investigator(s): Kleiman, Mark A.R.; Putala, Christopher E.
Summary: In undertaking this data collection, the principal investigators sought to determine (1) whether police enforcement against drug crimes, specifically heroin crimes, had any influence on the rates of nondrug crimes, and (2) what effect intensive law enforcement programs against drug dealers had on residents where those programs were operating. To achieve these objectives, data on crime rates for seven successive years were collected from police records of 30 cities in Massachusetts. Data were col... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09667.v1
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