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Weisburd Wins Criminology’s Top Prize for His Policing Research

Weisburd Wins Criminology’s Top Prize for His Policing Research

Distinguished Professor David Weisburd has been named the winner of the 2010 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for his research and findings that police patrols at crime “hot spots” do not merely move crime around the corner. The Stockholm prize is widely considered the most prestigious in the field of criminology, and this is the first time the international committee has bestowed the award on a single individual. Winners receive 1 million Swedish kroner (about $130,000).

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Symposium hosted by Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) and the Administration of Justice Department

Symposium hosted by Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) and the Administration of Justice Department

On Wednesday, October 15, Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) and the Administration of Justice Department of George Mason University hosted a symposium entitled “Drugs in America: Trafficking, Policy and Sentencing.”