The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions

The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions

Editor(s): Tom Williamson

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470028995

Online ISBN: 9780470773215

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215

About this Book

Recent trends within community policing suggest that the next generation of community policing will be more "knowledge-based", involving a shift toward a problem-oriented and strategic use of information as a basis for management and better use of police resources.

The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing examines how knowledge-based policing can improve the effectiveness, equity and efficiency of community policing. With contributions from a mix of academics and practitioners, this volume:

  • Critically evaluates the effectiveness of community policing in seven countries.
  • Discusses intelligence-led policing and the emergence of knowledge-based policing.
  • Examines the impact knowledge-based policing will have on policing initiatives.

This comprehensive collection identifies the factors that will shape the next generation of Community Policing. It is a must-have resource for researchers and students of policing, policy makers and police officers. It will also be of interest to the growing number of people actively involved in crime and disorder partnerships.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Current Conceptions of Community Policing - Introduction to Part 1

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  2. Part 1: Current Conceptions of Community Policing

  3. Part 2: Knowledge-Based Policing: Future Directions - Introduction to Part 2

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  4. Part 2: Knowledge-Based Policing: Future Directions

  5. Part 3: Engaging Communities and Regulating Partnerships - Introduction to Part 3

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  6. Part 3: Engaging Communities and Regulating Partnerships

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