Chapter 12. Generating Youth Safety from Below: Situating Young People at the Centre of Knowledge-Based Policing

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Monique Marks senior lecturer Visiting Fellow1 and
  2. Jennifer Wood PhD in criminology associate professor Fellow2

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch12

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

Marks, M. and Wood, J. (2008) Generating Youth Safety from Below: Situating Young People at the Centre of Knowledge-Based 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.ch12

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

  2. 2

    Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

  1. We are very grateful to David Bradley and Tess Walsh for their insightful and constructive comments on a previous version of this chapter. We would also like to acknowledge the support of the Australian Research Council (LP0348682) for their sponsorship of the Nexus Policing Project.

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:

  • Victoria Police (VicPol) policy;
  • generating youth safety from below;
  • police–school liaison schemes;
  • Victoria Nexus Policing project;
  • community policing - community mobilization and activism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Providing School Safety: Current Directions in Thinking and Practice

  • Youth Agency and Restorative Justice

  • Policing Young People: Policy Directions in Victoria

  • Re-Shaping Policing: Enabling and Developing other Knowledge and Capacities

  • Conclusion

  • References