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Social Networks in Gangs  

Christian L. Bolden and Reneé Lamphere

Online publication date:
Aug 2019
Social networks in gangs refers to both a theoretical and methodological framework. Research within this perspective challenges the idea of gangs as organized hierarchies, suggesting ... More

Critical Challenges to Police Officer Wellness  

Brooke McQuerrey Tuttle, Daniel M. Blumberg, and Konstantinos Papazoglou

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Subject:
Policing
Police officers face unique challenges in the line of duty that threaten their health and well-being. Officers experience organizational, operational, community-related, and personal ... More

Errors of Justice in Policing  

Brian Forst

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Subject:
Policing
Errors of justice are a serious problem, and the police contribute substantially to them. Much can be done to reduce these errors, involving overreaction, underreaction, and misreaction ... More

Police Training and Education  

John DeCarlo

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Subject:
Policing
The issue of educational entry requirements for police officers has been a perennial one. Since August Vollmer first broached the topic of police education as a serious consideration, ... More

Consent Decrees and Police Reform  

John L. Worrall and Zachary A. Powell

Online publication date:
Feb 2019
Subject:
Policing
Charged with enforcing the law and regulating human behavior, the police have considerable leeway in their ability to control the population. On occasion, situations arise in which police ... More

Body Cameras and Policing  

Bryce Elling Peterson and Daniel S. Lawrence

Online publication date:
Jan 2019
Body-worn cameras (BWCs) are small devices that police officers can affix to their person—in a head-, shoulder-, or chest-mounted position—that can audio and video record their ... More

Online Fraud  

Cassandra Cross

Online publication date:
Jan 2019
Each year, millions of individuals worldwide find themselves victims of online fraud. Whether it is responding to a fraudulent email with bank account details or being defrauded through a ... More

Place Managers and Crime Places  

John E. Eck

Place management theory—a part of routine activity theory—explains why a relatively few places have a great deal of crime while most places have little or no crime. The explanation is the ... More

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

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