Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video 1: Routine Activities Theory

Description: This video provides an overview of the routine activities theory.

Video 2: Hot Spot Policing and Displacement

Description: David Weisburd, recipient of the 2010 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, explains research showing that intensified police patrols in high-crime hot spots can substantially decrease crime without causing it to rise in other areas.

Video 3: Focus on Places, Not People, to Prevent Crime

Description: This talk connects geography and urban design to incidences of crime and to crime prevention.

Audio Resources

Audio 1: How Data Analysis Is Driving Policing?

Description: This article discusses how police have always relied on data, but a problem with the data is that it has been traditionally been slow and hard to use until the rollout of a data search program sold by a company called Palantir.

Audio 2: Author Podcast: Relating to Theories

Description: The author provides a series of scenarios that illustrate the differences in risk that one would take in each of the scenarios mentioned.

Web Resource

Web 1: Mapping the Golden State Killer

Description: The LA Times maps out the crimes of the Golden State Killer.