Chapter 14. Community Policing and Prediction

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Nick Ross member Honorary Fellow and
  2. Ken Pease OBE Professor member Head

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch14

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

Ross, N. and Pease, K. (2008) Community Policing and Prediction, 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.ch14

Editor Information

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

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:

  • community policing and prediction;
  • community engagement and proactive problem;
  • repeat victimization and ecological fallacy;
  • crime mapping science and “blobology”;
  • Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Grease and the Squeak

  • Area Characteristics: False Prophets of Crime?

  • Hidden Individuals: Repeat Victimization and the Ecological Fallacy

  • Predicting Where Lightning will Strike

  • Putting the Community into Community Policing

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References