Criminal justice faculty discuss neighborhood crime research on WDET

A new study from criminal justice faculty Matthew Larson and Charles Klahm shows blight demolition in Detroit neighborhoods has reduced crime.

Aggressive blight removal is something Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan touted as critically important during his State of the City speech. The city has faced criticism for moving too fast on demolitions to the detriment of public health and the environment.

Klahm and Larson discuss their findings on WDET's Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson: Are Controversial Programs in Detroit Actually Reducing Crime?

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