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The Blackstone's Practical Policing Series covers a range of topical subjects of vital importance in today's policing arena. Each practical guide contains clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation, accompanied by practical scenarios, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists. Packed with a wealth of information, the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series ensures you have ready access to the tools you need to take on any policing challenge. This unique book discusses and explains the practical aspects of crime reduction partnerships from a police officer's perspective. Policing communities in the UK has changed dramatically over the past 15 years and the partnership approach to crime reduction has introduced new ideas and different ways of policing. The book begins by discussing what a crime reduction partnership is and goes on to give examples of typical community problems. It describes how the theory of crime reduction partnerships can be put into practice and contains useful case studies and examples. The book also considers all relevant legislation and case law that has been introduced to deal with crime and disorder using the partnership approach. The book uses a blend of theories and practical examples, including examples of best practice, information boxes, scenario boxes and key points to note. Flowcharts and summary sections are also included to help officers consolidate and apply their knowledge. Written in an accessible and straightforward manner, this book is an essential best practice guide for police officers and other professionals involved in crime reduction activities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199288977
ISBN-10: 0199288976
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 157mm x 19mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Rogers

Dr Rogers is currently a Senior Lecturer in Police Sciences at the University of Glamorgan, and an Associate Lecturer in criminology for the Open University. A former police officer with 30 years service, he has been involved in the setting up of crime reduction partnerships and also involved in conducting Crime Audits for partnerships as part of the requirement of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. He has published articles in various journals on several aspects of policing and crime reduction. Chief Inspector Keith Prosser is Head of the Criminal Justice Unit at South Wales Police

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