Targeting Offenders (April 2012)

The Smart Policing Initiative presented a webinar on  "Targeting Offenders". Scott Decker, Ph.D., the Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, and a Subject Matter Expert with the SPI Team, facilitated this online seminar. He touched on how to identify high risk offenders; how to implement targeting strategies and related challenges and prospects, and how research and technology can be applied to targeting offenders.

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