Boston, Massachusetts

Improving Homicide Clearances Using an Experimental Design

Boston MA police officers engage with the community

Boston Police Department officers speak with a community member.

Site Overview

Research Partner

Dr. Anthony A. Braga, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

Primary Focus

Homicide Investigation

SPI Strategy

Organizational Change, Offender-Based Policing, Problem-Oriented Policing

Funded Year


Site Profile

Large urban area of 49.28 square miles and a population of 621,359