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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Crime Reduction and Problem-Oriented Policing

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ISBN13: 9781843920502
ISBN: 1843920506
Published: June 2005
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00

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The book will be of interest to students, researchers, policy makers, practitioners and others who have an interest in crime reduction strategies in the UK and beyond, as well as those taking the increasing number of courses which include crime reduction and crime prevention components.

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1. Introduction: the Targeted Police Initiative and problem-oriented policing
Part 1 Data, analysis and problem solving 2 Data and analysis for problem-solving: alcohol and city centre violence (Mike Maguire and Matt Hopkins, Cardiff University) 3 Problem-solving as action research: implementing a market-reduction approach to property crime (Chris Hale and Charlotte Harris, University of Kent)
Part 2 Implementation of problem-oriented policing; 4 From strategy to action: reducing gangrelated shootings and bike thefts (Karen Bullock and Nick Tilley, Home Office) 5 Doing problem solving in low crime, low incident areas: the Fens experience (Bethan Jones and Nick Tilley, Home Office)
Part 3 Evaluating effectiveness; 6 Assessing the effectiveness of problem-solving: addressing racial harassment (Tim Newburn and Mario Matassa, London School of Economics) 7 Comparing costs and benefits (Jan Stockdale, London School of Economics) 8 Mianstreaming solutions to major problems: reducing repeat domestic violence (Jaina Hanmer, University of Sunderland) 9 Mainstreaming evidence-based problem-solving: the Knowsley experience (Ken Pease, Huddersfield University and Mike Townsley, Liverpool University)
Part 4 Drawing it all together; 10 Conclusions: supporting problem-oriented policing - problems and prospects for problem-oriented policing (Gloria Laycock and Barry Webb, Jill Dando Institute, University of London) Index