Using the Internet, explain how Wilson and Kelling’s “Broken Windows” theory came to be used as the foundation to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Weed and Seed program. Weed and seed is a community-based strategy that aims to prevent, control, and reduce violent crime, drug abuse, and gang activity in high-crime neighborhoods across the country. Prepare a fi ve- six-page, double-spaced paper of your research findings.
1. Identify and discuss what security measures colleges and universities have implemented since the mass shooting at Virginia Tech.
2. Discuss Wilson and Kelling’s Broken Windows Theory and how it can be used to reduce crime in residential neighborhoods.