Successful police problem-solving: A practice guide

Aiden Sidebottom, Karen Bullock, Matt Ashby, Stuart Kirby, Rachel Armitage, Gloria Laycock, Nick Tilley

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


Preventing crime is a core mission of the police service. The effectiveness of routine and systematic problem-solving to prevent crime has long-been established. It is common-sense and a way to reduce demand whilst better serving the public. Within the police service itself, who needs to be involved in problem-solving? Who needs this guide? The short answer is everyone.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherProblem Solving and Demand Reduction Programme
Commissioning bodyHome Office
Number of pages30
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2020


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