Policing, Crime Control and Prevention: Current Applications and Innovations

A special issue of Laws (ISSN 2075-471X). This special issue belongs to the section "Criminal Justice Issues".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 June 2024 | Viewed by 409

Special Issue Editor

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Guest Editor
Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Interests: crime prevention; victimology; police body cameras

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue seeks manuscripts in the area of crime control and prevention in the area of policing. Papers that utilize field experiments, survey methodology, or other relevant methodology in policing or crime prevention techniques to reduce crime in partnership with law enforcement, either generally or specifically, are sought for this Special Issue. Examples of areas include community-oriented policing, hot spot policing, crime mapping, or data analysis utilization by police, situational crime prevention in partnership with police, body-worn cameras, or other control/prevention techniques and innovations in the area of policing.

Dr. Jamie Snyder
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • policing
  • crime control
  • crime prevention
  • community-oriented policing
  • situational crime prevention
  • body-worn cameras
  • hot spot policing

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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