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Police Officer Suicide  

John M. Violanti

Online publication date:
Oct 2018
Subject:
Policing
All too often we emphasize the dangers of police work, but seem to neglect the hidden psychological danger of this profession. Suicide is a consequence of that hidden danger. It is a clear ... More

Police Cooperation Across Jurisdictions  

Frederic Lemieux

Online publication date:
Sep 2018
Subject:
Policing
Since the end of the Second World War, police cooperation has experienced several transformations affecting the conduct of law enforcement operations across jurisdictions. These critical ... More

Private vs. Public Policing: Innovation and Creativity in Local Law Enforcement  

Stephen T. Holmes, Ross Wolf, and Bryan M. Holmes

Online publication date:
Sep 2018
Subject:
Policing
Private and public policing agencies share a rich history. Each was set up, designed, and organized to address specific problems, whether street crime or corporate security. Each ... More

Campus Policing  

Kenneth J. Peak

Online publication date:
May 2018
Subject:
Policing
Since 9/11 and the burgeoning number of mass shootings across the United States (one of the more recent such tragedies, at a Parkland, Florida high school in February 2018, resulted in 17 ... More

Policing Sex Workers  

Susan Dewey

Online publication date:
May 2018
Subject:
Policing
Regulatory and legal approaches to prostitution are subject to considerable debate among researchers, policymakers, and those tasked with the everyday enforcement of measures intended to ... More

Crime Hot Spots  

David Weisburd and Sean Wire

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Hot spots of crime, and the criminology of place more generally, deviate from the traditional paradigm of criminology, in which the primary assumption and goal is to explain who is likely ... More

Police Violence  

Jenna Milani, Ben Bradford, and Jonathan Jackson

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Subject:
Policing
The ability of the police to assert social control and reproduce social order depends, crucially, on the capacity to use force to achieve these ends—whether when restraining someone ... More

Policing American Gangs and Gang Members  

Madeleine Novich

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Gangs have been subjects of extensive empirical research since the 1920s. Scholarly interest in gangs was largely due to gang members’ increased likelihood of engaging in delinquent ... More

Police Corruption  

Leslie Holmes

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Policing and Gang Violence Prevention  

Victor Mora

Subject:
Policing
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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