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The notion of proactive policing involves putting more police out in areas. But there are a number of strategies that fall under this umbrella, even leading to a mixed document. “Although many qualitative studies affirm that proactive schooling is correlated with reduced crime,” the new paper notes,”there is no consensus from the literature: some studies find no relationship, whereas others find that proactive policing may be counterproductive.” In addition, most existing studies have concentrated on fluctuations in crime rates instead of long-term ones.
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