The Technology of Policing: Crime Mapping, Information - download pdf or read online

By Peter K. Manning

ISBN-10: 0814757243

ISBN-13: 9780814757246

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ISBN-13: 9780814761366

With the increase of surveillance know-how within the final decade, police departments now have an array of subtle instruments for monitoring, tracking, even predicting crime styles. specifically crime mapping, a method utilized by the police to observe crime via the neighborhoods of their geographic areas, has turn into a standard and relied-upon characteristic of policing. Many declare that those technological advancements performed a task within the crime drop of the Nineties, and but no research of those innovations and their courting to daily police paintings has been made available.

Noted student Peter ok. Manning spent six years staring at 3 American police departments and British constabularies so as to be certain what results all these analytic instruments have had on sleek police administration and practices. whereas glossy know-how permits the police to wrestle crime in subtle, detail-oriented methods, Manning discovers that police innovations and strategies haven't been altogether remodeled as possibly will be anticipated. In The expertise of Policing, Manning untangles the various forms of advanced crime-control rhetoric that underlie a lot of today’s police division dialogue and administration, and gives precious perception into that are the main effective—and that may be harmful—in effectively monitoring felony behavior.

The expertise of Policing bargains a brand new figuring out of the altering international of police departments and knowledge technology’s major and indisputable impression on crime management.

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