Police and military, Science and technology, Law and crime
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This book offers an introduction to crime science; it is specifically for police and security professionals. Written by one of the founders of crime science and an expert in crime reduction, it considers the unique characteristics of the approach, its… applicability to the control of crime, disorder and terrorism, and the importance of experimentation and the testing of new ideas to build a knowledge base for ethical policing. Core content includes: The basics of crime science in concept, theory and practice; Methods of research and assessment used by crime scientists; Crime science and policing, including its application to volume crimes, serious crimes and investigation; Legitimacy and public compliance; Policing, science, and future crimes. This book is essential reading for all students of professional policing, as well as those interested in crime and its control, reduction, and prevention.