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Quality-of-Life Enforcement

  • By: George Kelling
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Quality of life, quality-of-life offenses, and quality-of-life enforcement entered the criminal justice lexicon in a major way during the late 1970s. This was at a time when American policing was in a crisis. Crime was increasing, and research suggested that the ...

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