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Ethnographies of Policing

Peter K. Manning.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 14597 words.

What do we know about what police do and how they do it? Ethnography, or the close-up study of culture and how meaning is produced, distributed and understood, has a long history in social...

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Experiential Learning and Simulation-Based Training in Norwegian Police Education: Examining Body-Worn Video as a Tool to Encourage Reflection

Joshua M. Phelps, Jon Strype, Sophie Le Bellu, Saadi Lahlou and Jan Aandal.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 8129 words.

Abstract

This research article aims to add to current knowledge on reflection, body-worn video, and police education. It examines the potential effects of an...

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The Exploration of Body-Worn Video to Accelerate the Decision-Making Skills of Police Officers within an Experiential Learning Environment

Pam Richards, Debbie Roberts, Mark Britton and Nathan Roberts.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 3275 words.

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Previous research has highlighted benefits of body-worn video (BWV) to support the work of police officers. The daily demands of policing require...

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Exploring the Potential for Body-Worn Cameras to Reduce Violence in Police–Citizen Encounters

Michael D. White, Janne E. Gaub and Natalie Todak.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 5273 words.

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One of the most compelling perceived benefits of body-worn cameras (BWCs) involves the potential for reductions in citizen complaints and police use...

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Exploring the Role of the Environmental Context in the Spatial Distribution of Calls-for-Service Associated with Emotionally Disturbed Persons

Adam D. Vaughan, Ashley N. Hewitt, Martin A. Andresen and Patricia L. Brantingham.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 6372 words.

A subset of persons with mental illness is at risk for becoming involved with the police, and an even smaller subset of emotionally disturbed persons (EDP) has multiple contacts over time....

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Eyes are not Cameras: The Importance of Integrating Perceptual Distortions, Misinformation, and False Memories into the Police Body Camera Debate

Scott W. Phillips.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 4654 words.

Abstract

Questions about police officer behaviour, particularly officer-involved shootings, have contributed to the argument that street-level police officers...

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High Crime Places, Times, and Offenders

Anthony A. Braga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention; Policing. 9976 words.

This article assesses the theoretical and empirical evidence on the concentration of crime in a small number of places and times, and the concentration of offending among a small number of...

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High-Visibility Policing

Ajay Sandhu and Kevin D. Haggerty.

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 8242 words.

The public now expects that police work will be video recorded. This challenges the foundational axiom that police work is a “low-visibility” occupation. Technological and social...

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A Historical Perspective on Criminal Justice Responses to Female and Male Offending

Barry Godfrey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 8006 words.

This essay provides a historical overview of the ways in which gender has influenced the criminal justice system’s responses to offending in Western societies. It discusses the factors that...

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Honor Killings

Dietrich Oberwittler and Julia Kasselt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 8970 words.

Honor killings are an extreme type of gendered domestic violence, with peculiar characteristics related to the social and cultural traditions of tribal, patriarchal societies. The killings...

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