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Dokumenttyp:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Autor(en):
DeAngelo, G., D.F. Vitaliano, and H. Lang 
Titel:
Crime Rates and Police Efficiency 
Abstract:
This paper measures the relative efficiency of 50 municipal police departments in New York State using an output-oriented data envelopment analysis programming model and finds that 30 departments are efficient, while 20 could improve their efficiency. Adoption of best practice methods in the 20 laggard agencies could reduce violent crime by an average 173 percent and property crime by 64 percent. We find that four factors show statistically significant effects on violent and property crime “outp...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Eastern Economic Journal 
Jahr:
2014 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
535-559