Cites successful examples of community-based policing
Catherine M. Coles is a Research Associate in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University who is currently studying the development of community-based prosecution. They live in Hanover, New Hampshire.
George L. Kelling is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University and a Research Fellow in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
With stories of crime reduction in cities from New York to Seattle, "Fixing Broken Windows" demonstrates that controlling disorderly behavior is the key to preventing serious crimes. "A convincing case for trying community policing and order maintenance . . . crime-control strategies that make sense".--"Richmond Times Dispatch".