Global Perspectives on Crime Prevention and Community Resilience

1st Edition

Diana Scharff Peterson, Dilip K. Das

CRC Press
Published November 3, 2017
Reference - 340 Pages - 17 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498748971 - CAT# K27125
Series: International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

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  • Represents ideas from over 30 countries on innovative policing and community partnerships
  • Provides a guide for crime prevention and effective policing strategies
  • Recommends a Best Practices approach for police officer safety, training and retention
  • Addresses police accountability
  • Explores women's roles in criminal justice


Inspired by the dialogue between practitioners and academics of nearly thirty countries, this edited volume includes updated articles on global crime prevention initiatives and best practices in building community resilience presented at the International Police Executive Symposium’s (IPES) 25th annual meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2014. A new book in the highly-regarded IPES Co-Publications series, Global Perspectives on Crime Prevention and Community Resilience offers strategies for crime and violence prevention and community initiatives for crime reduction, while promoting current best practices for police effectiveness, safety, and professionalism.

The book includes eighteen chapters from police leaders, practitioners and academics around the world in efforts to demonstrate effective strategies for the prevention of crime and innovative techniques in assisting crime victims. In an increasingly global reality, this text gives voice to valuable members of the international policing community.


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