Seasonal Cycles in Crime, and Their Variability

Seasonal crime patterns have been a topic of sustained criminological research for more than a century. Results in the area are often conflicting, however, and no firm consensus exists on many points. The current study uses a long time series and a large areal sample...

Robberies with guns: neighborhood factors and the nature of crime

Over the past two decades, both research and policy related to crime have increasingly focused on community characteristics. Neighborhood level studies of crime have provided important insights into the factors related to variation in the quantity of crime across...