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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Police Social Work

George Patterson.

in Social Work

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 8982 words.

Police social work has been defined several ways among the entries published in major social work reference works. The first time police social work appears in the Encyclopedia of Social...

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Police Social Work

George Patterson.

in Social Work

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 8982 words.

Police social work has been defined several ways among the entries published in major social work reference works. The first time police social work appears in the Encyclopedia of Social...

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Police Social Work

George T. Patterson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 4269 words.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social

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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Police Social Work

George T. Patterson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 4156 words.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Community Policing

George Patterson.

in Social Work

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 8655 words.

Community policing is a model of policing that is different from traditional models of policing that focus on the crime functions of law enforcement. Community policing involves the...

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A National Survey of the Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse

JO MORAN-ELLIS and NIGEL FIELDING.

in The British Journal of Social Work

June 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 0 words.

The article reports a national survey of social services and police arrangements for investigating child sexual abuse (CSA). It is now officially accepted as good practice for police and...

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Demystifying the Police

Robert Reiner.

in The Politics of the Police

March 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 19408 words.

This chapter explores some of the myths about police and policing in Britain by reviewing the research evidence about police practice. More specifically, it considers the police role and...

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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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An Unacceptable Role for Social Work: Implementing Immigration Policy

Beth Humphries.

in The British Journal of Social Work

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 0 words.

Social work has always had a role in policing the boundaries of welfare, and under New Labour there has been a decisive shift to an increasingly narrow and negative practice. This article...

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Decriminalising an Expected Death in the Home: A Social Work Response

Margaret E. Hughes.

in The British Journal of Social Work

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6801 words.

An issue yet to be examined in the social work research literature concerns an expected death at home and the experiences of informal carers being subjected to a police investigation...

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Community Policing

Wesley G. Skogan.

in Police and Community in Chicago

December 2009; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 7175 words.

Community policing is the most important development in law enforcement in the past quarter century. Cities across the country report that they are moving toward this new model, which...

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Does Policing the Risk Society Hold the Road Risk?

Jérôme Ferret and Vincent Spenlehauer.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 7795 words.

Ericson and Haggerty's book, Policing the Risk Society (1997), sets out to annul Bittner's classical, coercion-based reading of the police and replace it with a radically new paradigm that...

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Trayvon Martin: Racial Profiling, Black Male Stigma, and Social Work Practice

Martell Lee Teasley, Jerome H Schiele, Charles Adams and Nathern S Okilwa.

in Social Work

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6361 words.

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To address a critical gap in the social work literature, this article examines the deleterious effects of racial profiling as it pertains to police...

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EXPLORING INVESTIGATIVE POLICING: A Study of Private Detectives in Britain

MARTIN GILL and JERRY HART.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

Even with the recent growth of interest in private policing, very little has been written about the work of private investigators. This is surprising considering their relatively long...

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Social Police and the Mechanisms of Prevention

Mark Neocleous.

in The British Journal of Criminology

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

This article reassesses the work of Patrick Colquhoun by reconsidering his notion of prevention. It argues that Colquhoun has been badly served by having his notion of prevention understood...

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Active Equality: Jacques Rancière's Contribution to Social Work's ‘New Left’

Paul Michael Garrett.

in The British Journal of Social Work

June 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6877 words.

Social work, maintains the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), is committed to promoting ‘empowerment’, ‘liberation’ and ‘social justice’. Critical engagement with the work...

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Policing in Central and Eastern Europe

Gorazd Meško, Andrej Sotlar and Branko Lobnikar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 7623 words.

Policing in Central and Eastern Europe changed dramatically during the twentieth century. Prior to World War II, police organizations in this part of the world were heavily influenced by...

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Working with Women with a Learning Disability Experiencing Domestic Abuse: How Social Workers Can Negotiate Competing Definitions of Risk

Jeremy Dixon and Megan Robb.

in The British Journal of Social Work

April 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6071 words.

Women with a learning disability who experience domestic abuse receive intervention from both social services and the police. Responses from these services have increasingly become focused...

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Promoting Community Collaboration in Counterterrorism: Do Social Identities and Perceptions of Legitimacy Mediate Reactions to Procedural Justice Policing?

Natasha S. Madon, Kristina Murphy and Adrian Cherney.

in British Journal Of Criminology

September 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9636 words.

Abstract

The present study examines whether procedural justice policing can promote Muslims’ willingness to cooperate with police in terrorism prevention....

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