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  1. The Surveillance Web

    By Mike McCahill

    The rise of CCTV and surveillance technologies has been one of the key developments in contemporary society, but its impact has often been analysed in a fragmented manner. This book addresses this issue by providing a detailed, micro-sociological account of the construction of a CCTV network in one...

    Published April 30th 2002 by Willan

  2. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  3. Crime Control and Community

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Adam Edwards

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  4. Policing for London

    By Marian FitzGerald, Mike Hough, Ian Joseph, Tariq Qureshi

    This title presents the findings of the Policing for London project, an independent investigation into policing in London in the wake of the death of Stephen Lawrence and the subsequent MacPherson Report. The main aim of the project was to identify the factors the police in London needed to...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  5. Private Policing

    By Mark Button

    Over the past few years there has been exponential growth in the private security industry as concerns about safety and risk have become increasing preoccupations in the western world. At the same time there has been a huge change in the balance and structure of policing in the direction of...

    Published January 31st 2002 by Willan

  6. Policing: An introduction to concepts and practice

    By Alan Wright

    This book provides a highly readable introduction to the role and function of the police and policing, examining the issues and debates that surround this. It looks at the 'core functions' of the police, the ways in which police functions have developed, their key characteristics, and the...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Willan

  7. Planning for Crime Prevention

    A Transatlantic Perspective

    By Ted Kitchen, Richard H Schneider

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Crime and the fear of crime are issues high in public concern and on political agendas in most developed countries. This book takes these issues and relates them to the contribution that urban planners and participative planning processes can make in response to these problems. Its focus is thus on...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Crime, Disorder and Community Safety

    By Roger Matthews, John Pitts

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent...

    Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  9. Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis

    By Peter Ainsworth

    Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis provides a highly readable account of the subject, and a picture of profiling which by no means accords with popular views and representations of what is involved. The book provides an overview of profiling techniques, offering some fascinating insights into...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Willan

  10. Informers

    Policing, policy, practice

    Edited by Roger Billingsley, Teresa Nemitz, Philip Bean

    The police rely heavily on paid and unpaid informers: without them clear-up rates would plummet, and many crimes would remain undetected. Yet little is known about the informer system and how it works, for example: who are these informers? how are they recruited? how are they handled? who handles...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Willan