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Malcolm K. Sparrow.

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Main Author: Sparrow, Malcolm K.
Published: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management ; [2011]
Series: New perspectives in policing.
Topics: Problem-oriented policing - United States.
Regions: United States.
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Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 27-32).
Summary: "This paper argues that the emphasis on using evidence-based practices (EBP) from social science research and methodology to establish operational and program agendas for policing practice only limits and distracts from more relevant and substantive contributions from natural sciences methodology (e.g., pattern recognition); traditionally productive avenues of observation, investigation and inquiry (e.g., crime analysis); and problem-oriented policing as more effective responses to crime in communities. Governing Science is one of a series of papers that are being published as a result of the second "Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety," a collaboration of NIJ and Harvard Kennedy School's Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management."--Publisher's website.
Notes: Caption title.
"January 2011."
Shipping list no.: 2011-0187-P.
Paper describes the evidence-based policing movement which espouses a vision of how the relationship between scholars and police should work--p. 2.
"NCJ 232179"--Page 4 of cover.
Other Names: John F. Kennedy School of Government. Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management.
National Institute of Justice (U.S.)

More Details for: Governing science