The Cultural Roots of Crime

The Cultural Roots of Crime

Barry Latzer is that rare academic with both practical and theoretical knowledge of his subject matter. He prosecuted and defended accused criminals while teaching at the City University of New York graduate center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His new...
Rethinking the emergency services split

Rethinking the emergency services split

The incidents emergency services must deal with rarely fit neatly into one of the traditional remits of the three separate emergency services. One person might think another individual is being aggressive and threatening (a Police incident) when actually that person...
Poor people need more bobbies on the beat

Poor people need more bobbies on the beat

The crime rate peaked in 1995. Since then there has been a slow and steady, welcome decline. But crime has not fallen equally for all communities. For the poorest communities, particularly in London, crime remains a very real part of everyday life. These areas ought...
Six ways the police need to change

Six ways the police need to change

The past few years have shown that, while police resources are vital, it is possible to increase effectiveness in the context of a tighter budget. Between 2010 and 2015 the police budget in England and Wales was reduced by 20 per cent but the crime rate has continued...
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