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Crime Reduction Partnerships

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ISBN13:

9780199288977

ISBN10:
0199288976
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/29/2006
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press

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Summary

This unique book discusses and explains the practical aspects of crime reduction partnerships from a police officer's perspective. The book begins by discussing what a crime reduction partnership is and goes on to give examples of typical community problems. It describes how the theory of crime reduction partnerships can be put into practice and contains useful case studies and examples as well as containing all relevant legislation and case law. Written in an accessible and straightforward manner, this book is an essential best practice guide for those involved in everyday crime reduction actitivies.

Author Biography


Dr Rogers is currently a Senior Lecturer in Police Sciences at the University of Glamorgan, and an Associate Lecturer in criminology for the Open University. A former police officer with 30 years service, he has been involved in the setting up of crime reduction partnerships and also involved in conducting Crime Audits for partnerships as part of the requirement of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. He has published articles in various journals on several aspects of policing and crime reduction.
Chief Inspector Keith Prosser is Head of the Criminal Justice Unit at South Wales Police

Table of Contents

Abbreviations xiii
Special Features xv
An Introduction to Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships
1(24)
Introduction
2(1)
A Brief History of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships
3(4)
Further Thoughts on Partnerships
7(1)
Four Dominant Views
8(2)
The Present Government's Commitment
10(2)
What Are Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships?
12(1)
Building Communities, Beating Crime
13(1)
The Home Office Strategic Plan
14(2)
Community Engagement
16(1)
About This Book
17(3)
Summing Up
20(5)
The Politics and Management of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships
25(32)
Introduction
26(1)
The Political Rise of Partnerships
26(2)
Demands on the Police
28(2)
Organizational Culture
30(2)
The Problems of Change
32(3)
Managing Partnerships
35(7)
Structure of Partnerships
42(1)
Control and Accountability
43(2)
Funding Considerations
45(1)
Inter-Agency Information sharing and Bichard
46(3)
Conclusion
49(1)
Summing Up
50(7)
Anti-Social Behaviour
57(24)
Introduction
58(1)
Impact of Anti-Social Behaviour
58(1)
Definitions and Causes of Anti-Social Behaviour
59(2)
What Can be Done About Anti-Social Behaviour?
61(9)
Anti-Social Behaviour Orders
70(5)
Summing Up
75(6)
Community Problems and Crime
81(30)
Introduction
82(1)
Begging and Street Drinking
82(1)
Alcohol-related Disorder
83(5)
Drugs
88(2)
Nuisance Neighbours
90(6)
Racially Aggravated Behaviour
96(2)
Crime within Communities
98(1)
Sources of Criminal Statistics
99(3)
Why People Don't Report Crime and Disorder
102(2)
Fear of Crime
104(2)
Summing Up
106(5)
Theory into Practice
111(36)
Introduction
112(1)
What is Meant by Crime and Disorder Reduction?
112(1)
Three Levels of Intervention
113(1)
Types of Crime Prevention Measures
114(17)
Displacement or Diffusion?
131(3)
The Street Crime Initiative
134(3)
Repeat Victims of Crime
137(1)
Crime Prevention through the Media
138(2)
Summing Up
140(7)
Policing Partnerships 1: Styles of Policing
147(28)
Introduction
148(1)
Community-oriented Policing
148(4)
Zero Tolerance Policing
152(7)
Problem-oriented Policing
159(9)
Policing Signal Crimes
168(3)
Summing Up
171(4)
Policing Partnerships 2: New Directions
175(22)
Introduction
176(1)
The Police Reform Programme
176(3)
The Police Standards Unit
179(1)
Citizen-focused Policing
179(1)
Neighbourhood Policing Teams
180(4)
The Extended Policing Family
184(4)
The National Intelligence Model
188(3)
Summing Up
191(6)
Crime and Disorder Reduction Audits
197(28)
Introduction
198(1)
Responsible Authorities
198(2)
Cooperating Bodies
200(1)
Invitees to Participate
201(1)
Local Crime and Disorder Audits
202(4)
The Strategy Document
206(4)
Target setting
210(1)
Evaluation and Monitoring
211(6)
Glossary of Terms
217(3)
Summing Up
220(5)
Information and Consultation
225(30)
Introduction
226(1)
Section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998
226(2)
Section 115 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998
228(3)
Consultation
231(1)
Hard-to-reach Groups
232(3)
Methods of Consultation
235(6)
Designing a Survey Questionnaire
241(4)
Sampling for Surveys
245(4)
Summing Up
249(6)
Primary Legislation
255(36)
Introduction
256(1)
The Environmental Protection Act 1990
256(1)
The Housing Act 1996
257(2)
The Protection from Harassment Act 1997
259(4)
The Crime and Disorder Act 1998
263(2)
The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999
265(1)
The Police Reform Act 2002
265(2)
The Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003
267(1)
Quality-of-life Issues
268(13)
Summing Up
281(6)
APPENDIX
Typical Questionnaire Used in a Local Crime and Disorder Survey
287(4)
References 291(8)
Index 299


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