What Makes Neighborhood Watches Work

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Dennis Rosenbaum, criminology professor, University of Illinois, Chicago
Curtis Sliwa, founder, Alliance of Guardian Angels

There is some evidence to suggest that citizens monitoring their communities can reduce crime. But the Trayvon Martin shooting focused new attention on neighborhood watch programs. Many neighborhoods have them, but the Martin case has brought questions about what they can and can't do to the fore.

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