• Scholarly report

Crime observatory handbook


Pitts, W., Barrick, K., Strom, K., Wheaton, W., & Graham, P. (2012). Crime observatory handbook: Concept, design, development, and implementation. (Prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID)). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.


This guidebook was written to provide a single source of information to help support standardization of observatory development, to identify the main functions of crime observatories, and to provide concrete and specific examples in the hopes that crime observatories will continue to grow in number and capability.