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Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.
Rethinking Violent Crime (aired 7/31/2003)
Overall crime rates in America have been dropping for more than a decade.
But now, according to the FBIís latest crime figures, murder and mayhem are
taking a jump in some of the nationís largest cities including Los Angeles,
Detroit, Phoenix, Boston, Washington, DC. Why? What do we know about the
root causes of violent behavior?
Has the Crime Wave Crested? (aired 10/6/1995)
Crime is the number one issue in America today, but violent crime rates are now dropping. Does this mean that the worst is behind us, or might it turn out to be just the calm before the storm?
Does Punishment Pay? (aired 4/2/1994)
It seems as if a crime wave has crashed over America. The public is looking for answers. Is the solution to this continuing problem punishment, prevention, or both?
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