Crime Reduction Partnerships

Paperback | June 13, 2006

byColin Rogers, Keith Prosser

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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 usefulchecklists. Packed with a wealth of information, the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series ensures you have ready access to the tools you need to take on any policing challenge. 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 past 15 years and the partnership approach to crime reduction has introduced new ideas and differentways of policing. The book begins by discussing what a crime reduction partnership is and goes on to give examples of typical community problems. It describes how the theory of crime reduction partnerships can be put into practice and contains useful case studies and examples. The book alsoconsiders 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.

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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 usefulchecklists. Packed with a wealth of information, th...

Dr Rogers is currently a Senior Lecturer in Police Sciences at the University of Glamorgan, and an Associate Lecturer in criminology for the Open University. 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 partnership...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:June 13, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199288976

ISBN - 13:9780199288977

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsSpecial Features1. 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