Policymaker (social systems) article

The effectiveness of neighborhood watch

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  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    Not reported
  • Year Published
  • Quality Rating
    4/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    UK (9); USA (8); Australia (1); Canada (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    UK (9); USA (8); Australia (1); Canada (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
  • Focus
  • Target
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Public safety and justice
    Crime prevention
    Crime reduction
    Civic engagement/volunteering
    Sustainable Development Goals
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
    16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Availability of services
    By whom services are provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    System participation
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Citizen-mediated intervention
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Bennett T, Farrington D, Holloway K. The effectiveness of neighborhood watch. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 2008;18.
  • DOI

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