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References – a problem-solving approach to homicide

A list of all the sources of information in this guidance.

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Homicide problem-solving guide
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Butler, N., Quigg, Z. & Bellis, M.A. (2020). Cycles of violence in England and Wales: The contribution of childhood abuse to risk of violence revictimisation in adulthood. BMC Medicine, 18, 325.

Clarke RV and Eck J. (2003). Become a problem-solving crime analyst: In 55 small steps. Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science.

Fox, B., Perez, N., Cass, E., Baglivio, M.T. & Epps, N. (2015). Trauma changes everything: Examining the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and serious, violent and chronic juvenile offenders, Child Abuse & Neglect, 46, 163-173. 

GOV.UK. (2018). Creating a logic model for an intervention: evaluation in health and wellbeing [internet]

Hadler, J.L., Varma, J.K., Vugia, D.J. & Goodman, R.A. (2019). The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sidebottom A, Brennan I, Agar I, Ashby M, Bullock K, Hales G and Tilley N. (2021). Knife crime: A problem solving guide. College of Policing.

Saxton, M. D., Jaffe, P. G. & Olszowy, L. (2022). The police role in domestic homicide prevention: Lessons from a domestic violence death review committee. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(3–4), 1886-1907.

Youth Endowment Fund (2022). YEF Toolkit. Youth Endowment Fund.

How to cite this guide

Brennan I. (2022). ‘Homicide: A short problem solving guide for policing’. College of Policing.

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