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Advances in Evidence-Based Policing (Hardcover)
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Evidence-based practice, first introduced in the field of medicine in the 1990s, has since been appropriated and popularised by several other domains, including policing. Considering different research methods, models of knowledge accumulation and the communication and presentation of evidence, this book contributes to policing scholarship policing by providing support for the evidence-based approach.
Drawing on themes of evidence production, knowledge management, linkage and exchange and capacity building, this book brings together international experts to consider different interpretations and meanings of evidence among academics and the police. It discusses the challenges of making evidence available to the police and strategies for overcoming barriers between researchers and practitioners, including collaboration and research design. It is essential reading for policing scholars and practitioners alike.