American Cities, Urban Planning, and Place Based Crime Prevention

24 Pages Posted: 18 May 2007 Last revised: 12 Aug 2013

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Edward H. Ziegler

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Abstract

This article discusses the regulatory techniques of place based crime prevention in the context of implementing zoning and planning laws in the United States. The article examines the specific planning and regulatory techniques that can be utilized in the urban planning process to incorporate public standards and guidelines related to crime prevention into the design and site plans of new development projects. The article provides a survey of regulatory techniques and a brief overview of a number of studies of place based crime prevention programs.

Suggested Citation

Ziegler, Edward H., American Cities, Urban Planning, and Place Based Crime Prevention. Urban Lawyer, Vol. 36, 2007; U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-28. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=987357

Edward H. Ziegler (Contact Author)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

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