Introductory Essay: The Role of Knowledge and Networks in Policing

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Dr Jean-Paul Brodeur Director full professor member Fellow and
  2. Benoît Dupont Associate Professor Deputy Director Research Chair

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch0a

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

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

How to Cite

Brodeur, J.-P. and Dupont, B. (2008) Introductory Essay: The Role of Knowledge and Networks in Policing, in The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing: Current Conceptions and Future Directions (ed T. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch0a

Editor Information

  1. The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, England

Author Information

  1. University of Montreal, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028995

Online ISBN: 9780470773215

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Keywords:

  • knowledge and networks - sociology of policing;
  • new policing paradigm - “intelligence-led policing”;
  • networks of trust;
  • intelligence-led policing (ILP) and New York CompStat programme;
  • human intelligence (HUMINT) and policing operations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Knowledge and Network

  • General Policing

  • Policing and Criminal Investigation

  • The Handling of Police Informants

  • Counterterrorism and the Enemy within

  • Conclusions

  • References