This unique collection explores the importance of undertaking police research, using a range of international examples from USA, UK and Germany. Focusing on practical challenges and difficulties, the volume offers solutions and reflections to assist in overcoming the barriers which might be encountered whilst carrying out research of this nature.
John Foust, Metropolitan Police Department, USA Bernhard Frevel, University of Munster, Germany Amanda Milliner, University of Glamorgan, UK Louise Skilling, Independent Consultant, Kenya Garry Thomas, University of Glamorgan, UK
Editor Preface About this Book 1. Research on Policing: Insights from the Literature; Garry Thomas, Colin Rogers and James Gravelle 2. Researching the Police-Zero Tolerance and Community Safety; Colin Rogers 3. Researching the Police: Personal Insights and Reflections; James Gravelle 4. Research Methodology, Methods and Design; Garry Thomas 5. Collaboration in Crime Prevention Partnerships: Research with a Multilevel Mixed Design; Bernhard Frevel 6. Researching Across Nations: The Anglo-American Experience; John Foust 7. Hard to Reach Groups; Amanda Milliner 8. Researching Vulnerable Children, a Munity-agency Perspective; Louise Skilling 9. Summary; Colin Rogers Appendix A1: Preamble - An Interpretation of the Brief Appendix A2: List of the Six Research Categories and Twenty-Nine Subject Sub-Categories