Professor Gloria Laycock, director of the Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science at University College London, discusses how she and a growing number of researchers say we should approach predictive crime theory: like scientists.
For example, law enforcement could leverage the statistical approach of an epidemiologist: approaching crime like an infection that can spread.
Conveniently, it's also an analogy that police officers and regular citizens can both understand.
Here's the video:
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