Intelligence-Led Policing

ISBN-10: 1843923394

ISBN-13: 9781843923398

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jerry Ratcliffe

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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Publication date: 2/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

List of acronyms
Preface and acknowledgments
Reimagining policing
What is intelligence-led policing?
What makes intelligence-led policing unique?
A holistic approach to crime control
Case study: Operation Nine Connect
The structure of this book
Origins of intelligence-led policing
Drivers for change
Complexity in policing and the performance culture
Managing risk
The demand gap
Limitations of the standard model of policing
Organised and transnational crime
Changes in technology
The Us policing landscape
Fragmented and uncoordinated
Viewpoint: Fragmented policing and the role of fusion centers
Demonising intelligence
The community policing era
Slow emergence of problem-oriented policing
Rapid emergence of Compstat
9/11 and homeland security
The British policing landscape
New Public managerialism and oversight
Sporadic emergence of problem-oriented policing in the UK
Helping with enquiries and policing with intelligence
The National Intelligence Model
The magnitude of the crime challenge
The crime funnel
How much crime gets reported?
Case study: Calls for service in America's most dangerous city
Crime-prone places
Completing the crime funnel
The offender problem
Individual offending and recidivism
Predicting prolific offenders
Can the police identify prolific offenders?
Organised crime
Viewpoint: Threat measurement techniques for organised crime
Defining intelligence-led policing
Related policing frameworks
Community policing
Problems-oriented policing
Conceptual confusion
Viewpoint: Policing conceptual frameworks from the analyst's perspective
Intelligence-led policing defined
Original tenets
Revising the original model
Intelligence-led policing components
Analytical frameworks
Awash with terminology
What is criminal intelligence?
What is crime analysis?
Data, information and knowledge?
DIKI continuum
From knowledge to intelligence
Levels of crime intelligence
Nim levels
Viewpoint: A practitioner's perspective on the National Intelligence Model
Conceptualising analysis
NIM business model
The 3-i model
Can models reflect reality?
Interpreting the criminal environment
Target selection
Recording crime details
Threat assessments
Objective targeting and offender self-selection
Playing well with others
Viewpoint: Information sharing at the national level
Information collation
Improving information sharing
A role for liaison officers?
Confidential informants
Analytical techniques
Strategic thinking
Influencing decision-makers
Who are decision-makers?
Front-line officers
Police leadership
Non-law enforcement
The general public
Security networks
Viewpoint: The responsibilities of intelligence-led police leadership
Understanding the client's environment
Working with the audience
Maximising influence
Embracing networks
Recommending action
Having an impact on crime
Revisiting the crime funnel
Estimating prevention benefits
Reduction, disruption and prevention
The changing leadership role
Viewpoint: The leadership role in intelligence-led policing
Steering the rowers in the right direction
The police impact on crime
Does police targeting prevent crime?
Does increasing arrests reduce crime?
Intelligence-led crime reduction
Evaluating intelligence-led policing
Evaluation concepts and practice
What are we evaluating?
Types of evaluations
Operation Vendas and Operation Safe Streets
Evaluation skills
Pure evaluations and realistic evaluations
Case study: Operation Anchorage
Viewpoint: Refining strategy after Operation Anchorage
Measuring success in different ways
The cost-benefit of surveillance and confidential informants
Measuring disruption
Measuring success in changing business practice
Measuring success in performance indicators
Challenges for the future
The challenges of covert activity
The risks of greater informant use in covert activities
Principle of proportionality
Storing private information
Human rights and surveillance
Viewpoint: Intelligence-led policing and public trust
The widening security agenda
Greater strategic application
Merging criminal intelligence and national security
An agenda for the future
Conceptual training for analysts and executives
Disseminating success
Looking beyond the tactical imperatives
Engage the next cohort of police leaders
Ten yardsticks for intelligence-led policing
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