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Knowledge Management in Policing and Law Enforcement: Foundations, Structures and Applications

ISBN13: 9780199214075
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £47.99

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Sharing knowledge in policing remains a significant challenge for police forces around the world. The Bichard Inquiry examined the effectiveness of police forces' information sharing and found it to be severely lacking. This unique book sets out the conceptual framework for knowledge management and explains how a greater understanding of the subject can help policing at an operational level.

The book is split into a clear and logical three part structure: Part I covers the foundations of knowledge management and the key security issues in relation to a 'globalised' world of crime and terrorism, Part II looks at the building of structures and the use of applications and Part III integrates the first two parts by providing illustrative examples of working applications of police-specific knowledge management systems.

Drawing on examples from around the world, the book takes the reader through the range of different systems and approaches and shows how they can be implemented in practice using illustrative case studies and practical diagrams.

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Part I - Knowledge Management in Policing: Laying Foundations
1. Knowledge Work in Policing
2. Fundamentals of Knowledge Management for Policing
3. Framework for Police Knowledge Management
Part II - Police Knowledge Management: Building Structures
4. Approaches to Police Knowledge Management
5. Systems in Police Knowledge Management
6. Technologies for Police Knowledge Management
Part III - Police Knowledge Management: Using Applications
7. Cross & Check system: Experiential Knowledge Reasoning Application
8. Investigative Pathways System:Neural Network Mapping Application
9. Interlocking Terrorism Contexts System: Knowledge modelling Application
10. Policy and Practices: Police Knowledge Management