Chapter 8. Japanese Community Policing Under the Microscope

  1. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander
  1. Tom Ellis researcher Principal Lecturer1,
  2. Chris Lewis Senior Research Fellow Assistant Director1,
  3. Koichi Hamai professor prison officer researcher2 and
  4. Tom Williamson Visiting Professor chartered forensic psychologist former police officer Deputy Chief Constable Commander3

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773215.ch8

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

Ellis, T., Lewis, C., Hamai, K. and Williamson, T. (2008) Japanese Community Policing Under the Microscope, 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.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Portsmouth, UK

  2. 2

    Graduate Low School of Ryukoku University, Japan

  3. 3

    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:

  • koban and chuzaisho policing;
  • Japanese crime victimization rates;
  • Japanese community policing under the microscope;
  • Japanese media and nihinjinron ideas;
  • Japanese legal framework on policing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data for Japan from the International Crime Victims Survey

  • Interpretation of ICVS 2000 Results for Japan

  • Attitudes to Punishment

  • Discussion

  • References

  • Further Reading