Publications

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Groff, ER, Ratcliffe, JH, Haberman, CP, Sorg, ET, Joyce, N and Taylor, RB (2015) Does what police do at hot spots matter? The Philadelphia Policing Tactics Experiment, Criminology, 53(1): 23-53.
Taylor, RB, Ratcliffe, JH & Perenzin, A (in press) Can we predict long-term community crime problems? The estimation of ecological continuity to model risk heterogeneity, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Haberman, CP & Ratcliffe, JH (in press) Testing for temporally differentiated relationships among potentially criminogenic places and census block street robbery counts, Criminology.
Ratcliffe, JH, Groff, ER, Sorg, ET, Haberman, CP (in press) Citizens’ reactions to hot spots policing: Impacts on perceptions of crime, disorder, safety and police, Journal of Experimental Criminology.
Ratcliffe, JH (2015) Towards an index for harm-focused policing, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 9(2): 164-182. [full text online and pdf] or [pdf]
Ratcliffe, JH (in press) Central American police perception of street gang characteristics, Policing and Society[online first paper]
Johnson, LT & Ratcliffe, JH (in press) A partial test of the impact of a casino on neighborhood crime, Security Journal.  [online first paper]
Ratcliffe, JH, Sorg, ET & Rose, JW (2015) Intelligence-led policing in Honduras: Applying Sleipnir and social psychology to understand gang proliferation, Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 30(2): 112-123. [online first paper]
Haberman, CP, Groff ER, Ratcliffe, JH & Sorg, ET (in press) Satisfaction with police in violent crime hot spots: Using community surveys as a guide for selecting hot spots policing tactics, Crime and Delinquency
Wood, JD, Taylor, CJ, Groff, ER, & Ratcliffe, JH (2015) Aligning policing and public health promotion: Insights from the world of foot patrol, Police Practice and Research, 16(3): 211–223.
Sorg, ET, Wood, JD, Groff, ER, Ratcliffe, JH (2014) Boundary noncompliance during place-based policing evaluations: A research note, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(3): 377-393. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH, Strang, SJ, Taylor, JH (2014) Assessing the success factors of organized crime groups: Intelligence challenges for strategic thinking, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 37(1): 206-227[paper]
Wood, JD, Sorg, ET, Ratcliffe, JH, Groff, ER, Taylor, CJ (2014) Cops as treatment providers: Realities and ironies of police work in a foot patrol experiment, Policing and Society, 24(3): 362-379. [paper]
Johnson, L, Taylor, RB, Ratcliffe, JH (2013) Need drugs, will travel? The distances to crime of illegal drug buyers, Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(3): 178-187. [paper]
Sorg, ET, Haberman, CP, Ratcliffe, JH, & Groff, ER (2013) Foot patrol in violent crime hot spots: Longitudinal impacts of deterrence and post treatment effects of displacement, Criminology, 51(1): 65-101. [paper]
Groff, ER, Johnson, L, Ratcliffe, JH & Wood, JD (2013) Exploring the relationship between foot and car patrol in violent crime areas, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 36 (1): 119-139. [paper]
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. [paper]
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. [paper]
Junger, M, Laycock, G, Hartel, P and Ratcliffe, JH (2012) Crime science: editorial statement. Crime Science, 1(1), 1-3. [paper]
Haberman, CP & Ratcliffe, JH (2012) The predictive policing challenges of near repeat armed street robberies, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 6(2): 151-166. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH, Taniguchi, T, Groff, ER & Wood, JD (2011) The Philadelphia Foot Patrol Experiment: A randomized controlled trial of police patrol effectiveness in violent crime hotspots, Criminology, 49(3): 795-831. [paper]
Taniguchi, TA, Ratcliffe, JH & Taylor, RB (2011) Gang set space, drug markets, and crime around drug corners in Camden, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 48(3): 327-363. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH and Breen, C (2011) Crime diffusion and displacement: Measuring the side effects of police operations, Professional Geographer, 63(2): 230-243. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2010) The spatial dependency of crime increase dispersion, Security Journal, 23(1): 18-36. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH and Walden, K (2010) State police and the intelligence center: A study of intelligence flow to and from the street, Journal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, 19(1): 1-19. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH, Taniguchi, T, and Taylor, RB (2009) The crime reduction effects of public CCTV cameras: A multi-method spatial approach, Justice Quarterly, 26(4): 746-770.
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. [paper]
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. [paper]
Townsley, M, Johnson, SD and Ratcliffe, JH (2008) Space time dynamics of insurgent activity in Iraq, Security Journal, 21(3): 139-146. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH and Guidetti, R (2008) State police investigative structure and the adoption of intelligence-led policing, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 31(1): 109-128. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH and Rengert, GF (2008) Near repeat patterns in Philadelphia shootings, Security Journal, 21(1-2): 58-76. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2007) ‘Integrated intelligence and crime analysis: Enhanced information management for law enforcement leaders’. Police Foundation: Washington DC. [report]
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, 44(3): 295-320. [paper]
Taylor, RB, Ratcliffe, JH, Dote, L., and Lawton, B (2007) Roles of neighborhood race and status in the middle stages of jury selection, Journal of Criminal Justice, 35(4): 391-403. [paper]
Johnson, SD, Bernasco, W, Bowers, KJ, Elffers, H, Ratcliffe, JH, Rengert, GF and Townsley, M (2007) Space-time patterns of risk: A cross national assessment of residential burglary victimization, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 23 (3): 201-219. [paper]
McCord, ES and 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, 40(1): 43-63. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2006) A temporal constraint theory to explain opportunity-based spatial offending patterns, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 43 (3): 261-291. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2006) ‘Video surveillance of public places’. Problem-Oriented Guides for Police, Response Guides Series No 4. US Department of Justice (Office of Community Oriented Policing Services): Washington DC. [publication]
Ratcliffe, JH (2005) The effectiveness of police intelligence management: A New Zealand case study, Police Practice and Research, 6 (5): 435-451. [paper]
Walsh, P and Ratcliffe, JH (2005) Strategic criminal intelligence education: A collaborative approach, Journal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, 16 (2): 152-166. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH, 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, 28 (1): 69-83. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2005) Detecting spatial movement of intra-region crime patterns over time, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 21 (1): 103-123. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2004) Crime mapping and the training needs of law enforcement, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 10 (1): 65-83. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH and Makkai, T (2004) Diffusion of benefits: Evaluating a policing operation, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Australian Institute of Criminology, 278: 1-6. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2004) The Hotspot Matrix: A framework for the spatio-temporal targeting of crime reduction, Police Practice and Research, 5 (1): 7-25. [paper]
Makkai, T, Ratcliffe, JH, Veraar, K and Collins, L (2004) ‘ACT recidivist offenders’, Research and Public Policy Series, 54, Australian Institute of Criminology. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2004) Geocoding crime and a first estimate of a minimum acceptable hit rate, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 18 (1): 61-72. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2003) Intelligence-led policing, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Australian Institute of Criminology, 248: 1-6. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2003) Suburb boundaries and residential burglars, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Australian Institute of Criminology, 246: 1-6. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Damned if you don’t, damned if you do: Crime mapping and its implications in the real world, Policing and Society. 12 (3): 211-225. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Burglary reduction and the myth of displacement, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Australian Institute of Criminology, 232: 1-6. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Aoristic signatures and the temporal analysis of high volume crime patterns, Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 18 (1): 23-43. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2002) Intelligence-led policing and the problems of turning rhetoric into practice, Policing and Society. 12 (1): 53-66. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2001) Policing urban burglary, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Australian Institute of Criminology, 213: 1-6. [paper]
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. 15 (5): 473-485. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, M. (2001) Chasing ghosts? Police perception of high crime areas, British Journal of Criminology, 41 (2): 330-341. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2000) Aoristic analysis: the spatial interpretation of unspecific temporal events, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 14 (7): 669-679. [paper]
Dupont, B & Ratcliffe, JH (2000) Juste des punaises sur une carte?: Quelques considérations critiques sur la cartographie criminelle, Les Cahiers de la Securite Interieure, 41: 229-243. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH (2000) Implementing and integrating crime mapping into a police intelligence environment, International Journal of Police Science and Management, 2 (4): 313-323. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1999) Hotbeds of crime and the search for spatial accuracy, Journal of Geographical Systems, 1 (4): 385-398. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1999) Burglary, Victimisation, and Social Deprivation, Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, 1 (2): 37-46. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1998) Aoristic crime analysis, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 12 (7): 751-764. [paper]
Ratcliffe, JH & McCullagh, MJ (1998) Identifying repeat victimisation with GIS, British Journal of Criminology, 38 (4): 651-662. [paper]