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Ratcliffe, JH, Strang, SJ, Taylor, RB (in press) Assessing the success factors of organized crime groups: Intelligence challenges for strategic thinking, Policing: an International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. n/a Wood, JD, Sorg, ET, Ratcliffe, JH, Groff, ER, Taylor, CJ (in press) Cops as treatment providers: Realities and ironies of police work in a foot patrol experiment, Policing and Society. n/a Sorg, ET, Haberman, CP, Ratcliffe, JH, & Groff, ER (in press) Foot patrol in violent crime hot spots: Longitudinal impacts of deterrence and post treatment effects of displacement, Criminology. n/a
Groff, ER, Johnson, L, Ratcliffe, JH & Wood, JD (in press) Exploring the relationship between foot and car patrol in violent crime areas, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management.
Ratcliffe, JH (2012) The spatial extent of criminogenic places on the surrounding environment: A change-point regression of violence around bars, Geographical Analysis, 44(4): 302-320. n/a Wyant, BR, Taylor, RB, Ratcliffe, JH & Wood, J (2012) Deterrence, firearm arrests, and subsequent shootings: A micro-level spatio-temporal analysis, Justice Quarterly, 29(4): 524-545. Haberman, CP & Ratcliffe, JH (2012) The predictive policing challenges of near repeat armed street robberies, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. Ratcliffe, JH, Taniguchi, T, Groff, E & Wood, J (2011) The Philadelphia Foot Patrol Experiment: A randomized controlled trial of police patrol effectiveness in violent crime hotspots, Criminology, 49(3): 795-831. Ratcliffe, JH & Breen, C (2011) Crime diffusion and displacement: Measuring the side effects of police operations, Professional Geographer, 63(2): 230-243.
Taniguchi, TA, Ratcliffe, JH & Taylor, RB (2001) Gang set space, drug markets, and crime around drug corners in Camden, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 48(3): 327-363.
Ratcliffe, JH (2010) The spatial dependency of crime increase dispersion, Security Journal, 23(1), 18-36.
Ratcliffe, J. H., & Walden, K. (2010). State police and the fusion center: A study of intelligence flow to and from the street. IALEIA Journal, 19(1), 1-19.
Ratcliffe, JH (2011) ‘Intelligence-led policing: Anticipating risk and influencing action’, in Wright, R, Morehouse, B, Peterson, MB & Palmieri, L (Eds) Criminal Intelligence for the 21st Century, IALEIA: pp. 206-220. Spanish version here
McCord, ES and Ratcliffe, JH (2009) Intensity value analysis and the criminogenic effects of land use features on local crime patterns, Crime Patterns and Analysis, 2(1), 17-30.
Ratcliffe, JH (2010) ‘Crime mapping: Spatial and temporal challenges', in Weisburd, D, and Piquero, A. (Eds) Handbook of Quantitative Criminology , Springer.
Ratcliffe, JH, Taniguchi, T & Taylor, RB (2009) The crime reduction effects of public CCTV cameras: A multi-method spatial approach, Justice Quarterly, 26(4): 746-770.
Ratcliffe, JH (2008) Intelligence-Led Policing, Willan Publishing: Cullompton. 262 pages.
Ratcliffe, JH and Taniguchi, T. (2008) Is crime higher around drug-gang street corners? Two spatial approaches to the relationship between gang set spaces and local crime levels, Crime Patterns and Analysis , 1(1): 23-46.
Ratcliffe, JH (2008) ‘Intelligence-Led Policing', in Wortley, R, and Mazerolle, L. (Eds) Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis , Willan Publishing: Cullompton, Devon; 263-282.
Japanese version here
Townsley, M, Johnson , SD and Ratcliffe, JH (2008) Space time dynamics of insurgent activity in Iraq, Security Journal , 21(3): 139-146.
Ratcliffe, JH & Guidetti, R (2008) State police investigative structure and the adoption of intelligence-led policing, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management. Volume 31, issue 1: 109-128.
Ratcliffe, J. H. (2008). "Knowledge management challenges in the development of intelligence-led policing", in T. Williamson, (ed.), The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, pp. 205-220.
McCord, ES, Ratcliffe, JH, Garcia, RM & Taylor, RB (2007) Nonresidential crime attractors and generators elevate perceived neighborhood crime and incivilities, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Volume 44, issue 3: 295-320. Ratcliffe, JH & Rengert, GF (2008) Near repeat patterns in Philadelphia shootings, Security Journal. Volume 21, issue 1-2: 58-76. McCord, ES & Ratcliffe, JH (2007) A micro-spatial analysis of the demographic and criminogenic environment of drug markets in Philadelphia, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. Volume 40, issue 1: 43-63. Rengert, GF, Ratcliffe, JH & Chakravorty, S (2005) Policing Illegal Drug Markets: Geographic Approaches to Crime Reduction, Criminal Justice Press. Ratcliffe, JH (2006) Video surveillance of public places, Problem Oriented Guides for Police, Response Guides Series, No. 4. Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS office), US Department of Justice; Washington DC. Ratcliffe, JH (2006) A temporal constraint theory to explain opportunity-based spatial offending patterns, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Volume 43, issue 3: 261-291. Ratcliffe, JH (2005) The effectiveness of police intelligence management: A New Zealand case study
Police Practice and Research. Volume 6, issue 5: 435-451.
Chainey, S & Ratcliffe, JH (2005) GIS and Crime Mapping, Federation Press: Sydney. 450 pages. Walsh, P & Ratcliffe, JH (2005) Strategic criminal intelligence education: A collaborative approach, Journal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, Volume 16 Issue 2: 152-166. Ratcliffe, J.H., Biles, D., Green, T. and Miller, S. (2005) Drug-related complaints against police: some findings from a New South Wales study
Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Volume 28 Issue 1: 69-83.
Ratcliffe, JH (2005) Detecting spatial movement of intra-region crime patterns over time
Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Volume 21 Issue 1: 103-123.
Ratcliffe, JH and Makkai, T. (2004) Diffusion of benefits: evaluating a policing operation
Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Paper 278, July 2004.
Ratcliffe, JH (2004) Crime mapping and the training needs of law enforcement
European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. Volume 10 Issue 1: 65-83.
Makkai, T, Ratcliffe, JH, Veraar, K, & Collins, L. (2004) ACT Recidivist Offenders
Research and Public Policy Series, 54, 83 pages.
Ratcliffe, JH (2004) The Hotspot Matrix: A framework for the spatio-temporal targeting of crime reduction, Police Practice and Research.Volume 5 Issue 1: 5-23. Ratcliffe, JH [ed.] (2004) Strategic Thinking in Criminal Intelligence, Federation Press. Ratcliffe, JH (2004) Geocoding crime and a first estimate of a minimum acceptable hit rate
International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Volume 18 Issue 1: 61-72.
Ratcliffe, JH (2003) Intelligence led policing
Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Paper 248, April 2003.
Ratcliffe, JH (2003) Suburb boundaries and residential burglars
Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Paper 246, March 2003.
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Damned if you don't, damned if you do: Crime mapping and its implications in the real world, Policing & Society, Volume 12 Issue 3: 211-225. Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Burglary reduction and the myth of displacement
Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Paper 232, August 2002.
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Intelligence-led policing and the problems of turning rhetoric into practice
Policing & Society, Volume 12 Issue 1: 53-66.
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Aoristic signatures and the temporal analysis of high volume crime patterns
Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Volume 18 Issue 1: 23-43.
Ratcliffe, JH (2001) Policing urban burglary
Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Paper 213, August 2001.
Ratcliffe, JH (2001) On the accuracy of TIGER type geocoded address data in relation to cadastral and census areal units, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Volume 15 Issue 5: 473-485. Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (2001) Crime, repeat victimisation and GIS
In:Mapping and Analysing Crime Data (2001) Bowers, Kate & Hirschfield, Alex (eds.), Chapter 3, Taylor & Francis, London, pp. 61-92.
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (2001) Chasing Ghosts? Police perception of high crime areas
British Journal of Criminology, Volume 41 Issue 2: 330-341.
Ratcliffe, JH (2000) Aoristic analysis: the spatial interpretation of unspecific temporal events
International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Volume 14 Issue 7: 669-679.
Ratcliffe, JH (2000) Implementing and integrating crime mapping into a police intelligence environment
International Journal of Police Science and Management, Volume 2 Issue 4: 313-323.
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1999) Hotbeds of crime and the search for spatial accuracy
Journal of Geographical Systems, Volume 1 Issue 4: 385-398.
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1999) Burglary, Victimisation, and Social Deprivation
Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, Volume 1 Issue 2: 37-46.
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1998) The perception of crime hotspots: A spatial study in Nottingham, UK. In:Crime Mapping Case Studies: Successes in the Field (1998) LaVigne, Nancy and Wartell, Julie (Eds.), Chapter 6, PERF/Crime Mapping Research Center, Washington DC. Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1998) Aoristic crime analysis
International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Volume 12 Issue 7: 751-764.
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1998) Identifying repeat victimisation with GIS
British Journal of Criminology, Volume 38 Issue 4: 651-662.
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