Police do not and cannot prevent crime. This alarming thesis is explored by David Bayley, one of the most prolific and internationally renowned authorities on criminal justice and policing, in Police for the Future. Providing a systematic assessment of the performance of the police institution as a whole in preventing crime, the study is based on exhaustive research, interviews, and first hand observation in five countries--Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Japan, and the United States. It analyzes what police are ...

Police for the Future 1996, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195104585

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Police for the Future 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195091168