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Attrition Rates in Domestic Abuse: Time for a Change? An Application of Temporal Sequencing Theory

Katy Barrow-Grint.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 7088 words.

Victims of domestic abuse are more likely to retract their complaints approximately 5 days after a violent episode, before a court case is likely to be heard, and this attrition in the...

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Automatic Justice?

Amber Marks, Ben Bowling and Colman Keenan.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Law and Regulation of Technology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Criminology. 11545 words.

This chapter examines how forensic science and technology are reshaping crime investigation, prosecution, and the administration of criminal justice. It highlights the profound effect of...

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‘Break a Leg—It’s all in the mind’: Police Officers’ Attitudes towards Colleagues with Mental Health Issues

Sean Bell and Yarin Eski.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 3492 words.

Much has been written about police officer attitudes and interactions with members of the public experiencing mental health issues. However, little has been written or researched regarding...

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The Cambridge Crime Harm Index: Measuring Total Harm from Crime Based on Sentencing Guidelines

Lawrence Sherman, Peter William Neyroud and Eleanor Neyroud.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 6570 words.

The logic of simply summing crimes of all kind into a single total has long been challenged as misleading. All crimes are not created equal. Counting them as if they are fosters distortion...

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Can Non-State Actors Mount an Armed Attack?

Kimberley Trapp.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law

January 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; Criminology. 9349 words.

Article 2(4) of the UN Charter prohibits the use of force between States. In so doing, it addresses itself to a strictly interstate context and does not speak to the phenomenon of uses of...

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Classifying Import and Domestic Hot Spots of Crime by Offender Home Proximity

Evan T. Sorg.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 7577 words.

This article tested whether the distances from offenders’ homes to their offence locations were different depending on whether a crime was committed in a hot spot or not and whether...

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Community Police Officers and Self-Involved Conflict: An Explorative Study on Reconciliation with Citizens

Sara Stronks.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 9126 words.

In this article, community police officers’ reflections on self-involved interpersonal conflict and reconciliation with citizens are explored through a relational perspective. Besides the...

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The Complexities of 21st Century Policing

David H. Bayley.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 3980 words.

This article examines the changes made in the context of policing during the last 30 years that make its management today hugely more complex. These changes are discussed under tasks,...

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Creating the ‘thinking police officer’: Exploring Motivations and Professional Impact of Part-time Higher Education

Matthew Jones.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 4362 words.

This article makes a contribution to contemporary debates of police education and training by reporting the findings of a small-scale qualitative study that examined the impact of part-time...

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Crime and Criminals

Wesley G. Skogan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminology. 12288 words.

This article deals with the dynamics of macro- and micro-level crime. It is followed by the description of crime trends and reviews research on the factors associated with its rise and...

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