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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...

Automatic Justice?

Amber Marks, Ben Bowling and Colman Keenan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Criminology. 11562 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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Body Cameras and Policing

Bryce Elling Peterson and Daniel S. Lawrence.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Policing; Crime Prevention. 12300 words.

Body-worn cameras (BWCs) are small devices that police officers can affix to their person—in a head-, shoulder-, or chest-mounted position—that can audio and video record their interactions...

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Body-Worn Cameras and the Law of Unintended Consequences: Some Questions Arising from Emergent Practices

Mike Rowe, Geoff Pearson and Elizabeth Turner.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 4710 words.

Abstract

Research on body-worn cameras (BWC) has tended, through evaluations or randomized controlled trials, to look to demonstrate some assumed benefit or...

Body-Worn Cameras, Use of Force and Police-Civilian Interactions

Abi Dymond and Matthew Hickman.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 2591 words.

Body-Worn Video through the Lens of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in London: Implications for Future Research

Catherine Owens and William Finn.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 3211 words.

Abstract

The College of Policing, the Metropolitan Police Service, and the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime designed and implemented the largest...

‘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...

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...

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...

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,...

A Co-Responder Model for Policing Mental Health Problems at Crime Hot Spots: Findings from a Pilot Project

Clair White and David Weisburd.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 85 words.

A Co-Responder Model for Policing Mental Health Problems at Crime Hot Spots: Findings from a Pilot Project

Clair White and David Weisburd.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 9888 words.

Abstract

The police often come into contact with people suffering from mental health and substance abuse problems and there is evidence to suggest that these...

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...

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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Crime Hot Spots

David Weisburd and Sean Wire.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Dimensions of Crime; Policing; Crime Prevention. 7414 words.

Hot spots of crime, and the criminology of place more generally, deviate from the traditional paradigm of criminology, in which the primary assumption and goal is to explain who is likely...

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The Crime of Aggression at the International Criminal Court

Sean D. Sean D. Murphy.

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

January 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; Criminal Law; Criminology. 13808 words.

This chapter focuses on the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. The discussion provides background to the crime of aggression and the resulting...

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Crime, Security, and Information Communication Technologies

David S. Wall.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Criminology; Criminal Law. 9663 words.

Networked digital technologies have transformed crime to a point that ‘cybercrime’ is here to stay. In the future, society will be forced to respond to a broad variety of networked crimes...

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The Crime-preventive Impact of Penal Sanctions

Anthony Bottoms and Andrew Von Hirsch.

in The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminology. 12573 words.

This article opens with the consequentialist–deontologist debate, with the former concerned about the relevance of punitive measures against their crime reducing potentials, while the...

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