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Problem-Oriented Policing

Lawrence W. Sherman
- 01 Jan 1991 - 
- Vol. 82, Iss: 3, pp 690
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This article is published in Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology.The article was published on 1991-01-01. It has received 1045 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Community policing & Problem-oriented policing.

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