Examining police records to assess gambling impacts : a study of gambling-related crime in the City of Edmonton

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Alberta Gaming Research Institute
The present study expands on earlier efforts by providing an analysis of the relationship between crime and gambling in a major Canadian metropolitan area, the City of Edmonton. This report contains five major sections: First, we outline the role that gambling plays in Canada and the Province of Alberta; justify the need for the study; and present the background, purpose and goals of the project. Secondly, we survey the literature and review criminological theory pertinent to gambling-related crime. The methods and procedures used to gather and analyze the data are described in section three and, in section four; the results of the study are presented. Finally, in section five we draw conclusions from the findings and identify implications these findings have for government, law enforcement agencies and the community at large.
Gambling and crime -- Alberta -- Edmonton, Gambling -- Alberta -- Edmonton