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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...

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.

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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.

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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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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 and Problem-Oriented Policing

Michael D. Reisig.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 16615 words.

This article is divided into five sections. Section I provides an overview of community and problem-oriented policing, highlighting the key of elements of the two approaches. Section II...

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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...

Community Policing

Gary Cordner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 10146 words.

This essay discusses community policing: what it is, why it became so popular in the late twentieth century, difficulties in its implementation, evidence on its effectiveness, and future...

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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,...

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.

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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 Policing in Wartime

Clive Emsley.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 9228 words.

War affects combatant societies and societies trampled over by warring armies and smashed by their munitions in a variety of ways. This chapter draws out some of these effects with respect...

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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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Crisis Intervention Teams: An Evolution of Leadership in Community and Policing

James B. Arey, Ann H. Wilder, Anthony H. Normore, Mark D. Iannazzo and Mitch Javidi.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 3403 words.

The primary intent of this article is to trace the historical context of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training and present the various elements of the Memphis CIT model as highlighted...

The Defragmentation of Mental Health Services, Police, and the Homeless

Anthony H. Normore, Brian Ellis and Darius H. Bone.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 4855 words.

Modern western policing has evolved from enforcement to problem-oriented and community-based. Unfortunately however, society, policing, and mental health services have relied on many of the...

Detectives and Forensic Science

Haia Shpayer-Makov.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 11918 words.

This exploratory essay outlines various pivotal trends in the professionalization of police detection in England, France, and the United States from the mid-eighteenth century to the Second...

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