The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) has therefore initiated the publication of a series of systematic reviews, in the context of which internationally renowned researchers are commissioned to perform the studies on our behalf. In this study the authors have carried out a systematic review of the effects on crime of three major forms of public area surveillance: security guards, place managers, and defensible space.
Brandon C. Welsh is an Associate Professor in the College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, and Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, Free University in Amsterdam.
David P. Farrington is Professor of Psychological Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University.
Sean J. O´Dell is a graduate research assistant in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Publication number: ISBN 978-91-86027-49-0