Like the Broken Windows theory proved, when a car was abandoned in both the Bronx and another in Palo Alto. Within minutes the car in the Bronx was stripped and vandalized opposed to the car in Alto Palo which after about a week had remained undisturbed. Alto Palo is a place wher...
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..., but it has proved to be effective and even though it can deter crime it has yet to be put into action, nationwide. It is my understanding that the broken windows theory contains many holes, in other words, crime prevention comes with a little more than the upkeep of a neighborhood. It should also take into account the neighbors in the neighborhood. There has to be more supervision, especially when it comes to these inner city areas but if we could do what was done with Wynwood to more surrounding areas, these places will be less likely experience crime. Like Wynwood small businesses and residential areas can gain value all over the United States and the crime rate should see a big reduction. If everyone is handed an opportunity like the people of Wynwood were given, then maybe we could reduce the places and or people that are more likely to experience crime.
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