Chapter 16. Prioritizing Crime Problems in Belgium, According to Strategic Police Planning: Developing the National Police Security Picture for Belgium by Means of a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Martine Pattyn master's degree in geography, master's in urban Head and
  2. Paul Wouters master's degree in business engineering, master's degree in quantitative analysis

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch16

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

Pattyn, M. and Wouters, P. (2008) Prioritizing Crime Problems in Belgium, According to Strategic Police Planning: Developing the National Police Security Picture for Belgium by Means of a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model, 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.ch16

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Federal Police Brussels, Belgium

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:

  • multi-criteria decision-making model;
  • Belgium - prioritizing crime problems;
  • Belgian national security plan (NSP);
  • intelligence-led policing (ILP) and knowledge-based policing (KBP);
  • crime problem profiling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Setting Priorities is the Only Way Out

  • Strategic Planning in the Belgian Federal Police

  • Objectives and Concept of the National Police Security Picture

  • A Practical Application for the Belgian National Police Security Picture (NPSP)

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References and Further Reading