Handbook of Intelligent Policing

Paperback | September 14, 2008

EditorJohn Grieve, Allyson Macvean, Clive Harfield

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In the last twenty-five years, there has been a growing awareness of the role of intelligence within law enforcement activity. This edited volume on intelligence is the first of its kind to draw together in one volume scholarly and practical perspectives on intelligence in policing. In a rangeof essays from leading experts and practitioners, this book sets out the main concepts and philosophies behind the practical framework for intelligence gathering and analysis in UK policing. The book's four Editors bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to bear upon the subject matter: Sir DavidPhillips and Professor John Grieve were instrumental in developing and defining the role of intelligence in English policing; Dr Clive Harfield has operational experience managing an intelligence unit and was a national intelligence officer; and Professor Allyson MacVean has practical experienceworking with the police on issues of dangerous offender management and community impact assessments. The emphasis on intelligence for the purposes of policing has been expressed theoretically in 'intelligence-led policing'; a mantra repeated by both politicians and senior police officers and suggesting that intelligence is the universal panacea for all ills - from national security to creatingsafer neighbourhoods. This expression betrays both the potential sophistication of intelligence and the very real implementation problems that practitioners encounter daily. This volume seeks to address these complexities through its discussion of how intelligence has been conceptualised anddeveloped into practical products for the purposes of policing as undertaken not only by the police, but also by partner agencies and other providers. Divided into four parts, each section of the book begins with a comprehensive overview of the topic written by the Editors. The Editors pose a series of questions which are explored further by expert contributors in a series of essays, each one an important contribution to the treatment ofintelligence in policing today. Part One looks at the history and theory of intelligence in policing, reflecting on how the police service arrived at its current approaches to intelligence; Part Two deals with analysis, examining the police relationship with analysts and the various models ofanalysis; Part Three looks at partnership with other agencies (prisons/local authorities) and draws on case studies to explore how different frameworks can be structured; and Part Four looks to the future and and asks whether intelligence-led policing is the answer. Contributors include R.MarkEvans, Director of Analytical Services for the Police Service of Northern Ireland and National Manager for Intelligence at New Zealand Police; Michael Hawley, Federal Agent for the Australian Federal Police; Professor Betsy Stanko; and Sir Paul Scott-Lee, Chief Constable at West Midlands Police. This thoughtful and pioneering volume is a timely addition to publications on policing, and will be of interest to police, the Security Services, and academics alike.

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In the last twenty-five years, there has been a growing awareness of the role of intelligence within law enforcement activity. This edited volume on intelligence is the first of its kind to draw together in one volume scholarly and practical perspectives on intelligence in policing. In a rangeof essays from leading experts and practiti...

Professor John Grieve QPM is Professor Emeritus and Chair of the John Grieve Centre for Policing at London Metropolitan University, and a former Director of Intelligence for the Metropolitan Police. Professor Allyson McVean is Director and Founder of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety, London Metropolitan Univer...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.81 inPublished:September 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I- The development of thinking about police intelligenceJohn Grieve QPM: Introduction to Part 1: Ideas in police intelligence1. John Grieve QPM: Lawfully Audacious: A reflective journey2. Sir David Phillips: Police Intelligent Systems as a Strategic Response3. Dick Kerr: The Perfect Enemy - Reflections of an Intelligence Officer on the Cold War and Today's Challenges4. Frank Gregory: The police and the intelligence services: with special reference to the relationship with MI55. Allyson MacVean: The Governance of Intelligence6. Kalbir Sohi and Clive Harfield: "Intelligence" and the Division of Linguistic LabourII- Analysis: Providing a Context for IntelligenceSir David Phillips: Introduction to Part 2: Analysis - Providing a Context for Intelligence7. Allyson MacVean and Clive Harfield: Science or sophistry: issues in managing analysts and their products8. R.Mark Evans: Cultural Paradigms and Change: A Model of Analysis9. Jacqueline Sissens: 'An evaluation of the role of the Intelligence Analyst within the National Intelligence Model.'10. Nick Ridley: Pan-European law enforcement strategic analysis: trends and concernsIII- Case studies: Intelligence and PartnershipClive Harfield: Part 3 - Case Studies: Intelligence and Partnership11. Sarah Lewis: Intelligent partnership12. Laura Juett, Rebecca Smith and John Grieve: Open Source Intelligence - a case study GLADA 'London: the Highs and Lows' 2003 and 200713. Adrian Bhatti: "The mobiles are out and the hoods are up."14. Ludo Block: Cross border liaison and intelligence: Practicalities and issues15. Maren Eline Kleiven and Clive Harfield: Europol and the understanding of IntelligenceIV- The Future of Intelligent Policing16. Michael Hawley: Consilience, Crime Control and Community Safety17. Betsy Stanko: Strategic Intelligence: Methodologies for understanding what police services already 'know' to reduce harm18. Clive Harfield and Maren Eline Kleiven: Intelligence, Knowledge and the Reconfiguration of Policing19. Catherine Kelly: Knowledge management and the effective working of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships20. Adrian Bowers: Knowledge Management and the National Intelligence Model. Fads or Fundamentals, Complimenting or Contradicting? What are the Opportunities for Transferable Learning?21. Sir Paul Scott-Lee, Esther Martin and Andrew Shipman: Performance versus Intelligence: The unintended consequences22. Ken Pease: The Home Office and the Police: The Case of the Police Funding Formula