Crime Reduction Partnerships: A Practical Guide for Police Officers

Paperback | November 16, 2012

byColin Rogers

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This unique book discusses and explains the practical aspects of crime reduction partnerships from a police officer's perspective. Policing communities in the UK has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, with the partnership approach to crime reduction introducing new ideas anddifferent ways of policing. The rise in terrorist activity and the realisation that many 'terrorists' come from within our own communities, in particular, has refocused much recent partnership work. Beginning with a discussion of what a crime reduction partnership is, this book describes how thetheory can be put into practice and considers all relevant legislation and case law that has been introduced to deal with crime and disorder using the partnership approach. The book uses a blend of theories and practical examples, including examples of best practice, information boxes, scenario boxes and key points to note. Flowcharts and summary sections are also included to help officers consolidate and apply their knowledge.Written in an accessible and straightforward manner, this book is an essential best practice guide for police officers and other professionals involved in crime reduction activities. The Blackstone's Practical Policing Series covers a range of topical subjects of vital importance in today's policing arena. Each practical guide contains clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation, accompanied by practical scenarios, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists.Packed with a wealth of information, Blackstone's Practical Policing ensures you have ready access to the tools you need to take on any policing challenge.

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This unique book discusses and explains the practical aspects of crime reduction partnerships from a police officer's perspective. Policing communities in the UK has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, with the partnership approach to crime reduction introducing new ideas anddifferent ways of policing. The rise in terrorist ac...

Dr Colin Rogers is currently a Reader in Police Science at the University of Glamorgan. A former police officer with 30 years service, he has been involved in the setting up of crime reduction partnerships and also involved in conducting Crime Audits for partnerships as part of the requirement of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. He ha...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:November 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199659265

ISBN - 13:9780199659265

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships2. The Politics and Management of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships3. Anti-Social Behaviour4. Community Problems and Crime5. Theory into Practice6. Policing Partnerships 1: Styles of Policing7. Policing Partnerships 2: New Directions8. Crime and Disorder Reduction Audits9. Information and Consultation10. Primary LegislationReferencesAppendix - Typical Questionnaire Used in a Local Crime and Disorder Survey