Marc A Zimmerman

Marc A Zimmerman is the director of the Prevention Research Center of Michigan and the CDC-funded Youth Violence Prevention Center. He is the editor of Youth and Society, a member of the editorial board for Health Education Research and editor emeritus of Health Education and Behavior.

A woman sits inside her store as man walks past a message displayed on a building, reading "0 shots, 0 killed today, in Chicago".

Forget Broken Windows: Think ‘Busy Streets’

This theory suggests neighborhoods can fight crime by getting locals to clean up and maintain their own public spaces.