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Working through networks: the challenge of partnership policing


Fleming, J, Working through networks: the challenge of partnership policing, Fighting crime together: the challenges of policing and security networks, University of New South Wales Press, J Fleming and J Wood (ed), Sydney, pp. 87-115. ISBN 9780868409238 (2006) [Research Book Chapter]

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The language of partnerships pervades present-day conceptions of crime prevention, community and policing. In contrast to a reliance on rigid, hierarchical bureaucracies, ‘networks of diverse group interests have become the dominant ethic’ (Crawford 1997: 25). The emphasis on community policing has placed obligations on police agencies to focus on crime prevention and working with the community. As a result, police are expected to work through networks and to develop common approaches to such objectives with other agencies as well as with the local community.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Criminology
Research Field:Police administration, procedures and practice
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Law enforcement
UTAS Author:Fleming, J (Professor Jenny Fleming)
ID Code:43618
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Government
Deposited On:2006-08-01
Last Modified:2012-08-01
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