- Flints Neighborhood Foot Patrol Program Appeared to:
- Decease Crime, increased general Citizen satisfaction with foot patrol program, reduce citizens' fear of crime, and create a positive perception of the foot patrol officers
Newark: Residents reported positive results, whereas business owners reported negative results
Oakland: resulted in a substantial drop in the rate of crime against individuals and their property.
San Diego: officers became more service oriented, increased their non-law enforcement contacts with citizens, and had a more positive attitude toward police-community relations.
Houston: didn't have positive results. the program backfired, with Hispanics and Asians experiencing an increase in fear. Contact was primarily with white homeowners rather than minority renters.
Boston: found no statistically significant relationship between changes in the level of foot patrol provided and the number of calls for service
Baltimore County: reduced fear of crime by 10 percent and crime itself by 12 percent in target neighborhoods.