The city of Santa Clarita has changed the language of its Code Enforcement’s mission statement — by omitting a portion stating that issues are addressed using the
— Read on scvnews.com/city-changes-code-enforcement-mission-statement-regarding-broken-windows-theory/
In your typical Third-World megalopolis, basic city functions fall into disrepair, while once-eradicated diseases run rampant — and the local bigwig boasts about saving the world. Los Angeles is quickly becoming a typical Third-World megalopolis, and the rest of the state isn’t far behind. Yeste…
— Read on pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/ten-plagues-of-california-are-turning-the-golden-state-into-a-third-world-hell-hole/
This is an interesting report. A lot of the recommendations are on the liberal side.￼. I am curious if the recommendations would make a safe and pleasant subway system.
You can get a copy of the report HERE.
This is an excellent example of Broken Windows Theory working in the real world. Awesome!
San Francisco’s BART “Blitz” Demonstrates Effectiveness Of Broken Windows.
— Read on www.city-journal.org/san-francisco-bart-blitz
Here are additional stories on Broken Windows Theory:
How NY became Safe
Who Saved NY
George Kelling: A Visionary of Public Order
— Read on www.city-journal.org/george-kelling
This is part of the Broken Windows approach to policing.
The second link is allegedly an interview with a NYPD officer.
Better walking, biking, and transit for the five boroughs
— Read on nyc.streetsblog.org/2019/04/24/cops-who-confiscated-bikes-dont-even-know-the-law-they-cited/
The NYPD officer interview can be accessed HERE
The RAND Better Policing Toolkit is a guide for law enforcement to choosing and implementing the best policing strategy for specific situations.
— Read on www.rand.org/pubs/tools/TL261/better-policing-toolkit.html
Broken Windows is one of the best crime-fighting theories. This is an article from the WSJ on the 30 years of Broken Windows.
Los Angles is trying to combat prostitution with “No Right Turn” signs.
It is a creative way to disrupt the prostitution activity by preventing the solicitor and the prostitute from quickly leaving the main street by taking a quick right turn onto a secondary neighborhood street where the negotiation can be finalized or the sex act can take place. This is a good example of combining Broken Windows policing and Problem Solving. The article can be found HERE
This article points out an apparent flaw in many public nuisance laws — they can penalize crime victims. In the case of domestic violence, some victims who have called the police multiple times have crossed a threshold that put their home into the public nuisance category, particularly risky when renting from a landlord. Others have…
— Read on gcordner.wordpress.com/2018/10/13/crime-victim-vs-public-nuisance/