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Evidence-based policing

Evidence-based Policing:

A summary describing evidence-based policing.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of evidence-based policing.

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Here is a summary describing evidence-based policing taken from http://www.policefoundation.org/pdf/Sherman.pdf. In order for me to find this source I registered with the National Criminal Justice Research Service at http://www.ncjrs.gov/app/Search/Abstracts.aspx?id=177319. This is an excellent and no fee service regarding criminal justice topics. I suggest you register for your future studies in criminal justice. The information below should assist you to complete your assignment discussing the advantages and disadvantages of evidence-based policing.

Below are excerpts taken directly from the Police Foundation report. Evidence-based policing is fundamentally the police agencies utilizing scientific methods, as they do in the field of medicine, to guide and evaluate their work.

These excerpts are from the article written by Lawrence W. Sherman in the Police Foundation website. Lawrence W. Sherman, a ...

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Evidence-based policing is summarized in this solution. References are also provided to further validate the findings.