Jun 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Conte, Alessandra; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Laborda, Leopoldo
We test for racial differences in crime victimization between whites and Afro-descendants in the form of thefts, robberies, sexual and physical assaults and police aggressions in Brazil. We explore…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Torresano Melo, Mónica; Calles López, Jaime
Ecuador arrancó el siglo 21 con un serio problema de inseguridad. Las tasas de homicidios crecían desde 1980, pasando de 6,3 homicidios por 100.000 habitantes, hasta 2010 con 17,5. En medio de esta…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Uruguay. Ministerio del Interior
El robo con violencia es uno de los principales delitos que aflige a la región, y posiblemente el que más contribuye a la inseguridad ciudadana. Una estrategia policial efectiva para prevenirlo es el…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Since 2007, the Ecuadorian approach to crime control has emphasized efforts to reach higher levels of social control based on policies of social inclusion and innovations in criminal justice and…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Desde 2007, la propuesta ecuatoriana en cuanto al control del crimen se ha esforzado por alcanzar niveles más altos de control social basados en políticas de inclusión social e innovaciones en la…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Domanick, Joe
This guidebook seeks to provide communicators with the practical tools and recommendations to do a better job, particularly in their dealings with reporters on issues from crisis management, violence…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Domanick, Joe
Esta guía busca suministrar herramientas prácticas y recomendaciones a los comunicadores para que puedan mejorar su trabajo, particularmente en lo relacionado con los medios de prensa. Incluye…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Harriot, Anthony D.; Jones, Marlyn
This report is part of an IDB technical note series on crime and violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Vriniotis, Mary
While crime and violence are major global concerns, they are notoriously difficult to study, particularly in the developing world. Many crimes are never reported to police, and in many countries…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
All member countries of the IDB have ratified the International Convention to Prevent, Punish, and Eradicate Violence Against Women. But to date implementation has not been sufficient to deal with…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Corbacho, Ana; Ruiz-Vega, Mauricio
Gains from government crime-reducing programs are not always visible to the average citizen. The media overexpose crime events, but the absence of crime rarely makes the news, increasing the risk…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Weisburd, David; Telep, Cody W.
This Technical Note suggests that the focus of policing should be on very small geographic units of analysis, such as street segments or small groups of street blocks. Crime at place is not simply a…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Weisburd, David; Telep, Cody W.
El informe señala que el énfasis de la vigilancia policial debería centrarse en unidades geográficas de análisis muy pequeñas, tales como segmentos de calles o pequeños grupos de manzanas. La…