Crime Prevention Lab
“Crime prevention for social impact and social justice.”
This is the mission of the Crime Prevention Lab (CPL). The CPL conducts rigorous basic and applied research on a range of crime prevention interventions to improve community safety and resilience. As part of this work, the CPL strives to increase the understanding of local crime problems, inform new policy innovations, and document the success of particular developmental, community, and situational crime prevention interventions. This work is largely centered within applied research partnerships with agencies and governments, both in the Greater Boston area and globally.
Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of Crime Analysis Initiatives
Dr. Piza’s research agenda focuses on the spatial analysis of crime patterns, evidence-based policing, crime control technology, and the integration of academic research and police practice. In support of his research, Dr. Piza has received over $2….
Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Director, Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study, Co-Director, Crime Prevention Lab
Dr. Welsh is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University and the Visiting Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Stud…