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Recommended readings and resources

Useful resources to accompany the knife crime problem solving guide.

First published
Knife crime – a problem solving guide

Knife crime

Brennan IR. (2018). ‘Weapon-carrying and the reduction of violent harm’. British Journal of Criminology, 59(3), pp 571–593.

Brennan IR. (2019). Victims of serious violence in England and Wales, 2011-2017 [internet].

College of Policing. McNeill A and Wheller L. (2019). Knife crime: Evidence briefing [internet].

College of Policing. Sutherland A, Brunton-Smith I, Hutt O and Bradford B. (2020). Violent crime in London: Trends, trajectories and neighbourhoods [internet]. 

Problem solving

Braga A. (2008). ‘Problem-oriented policing and crime prevention’. 2nd ed. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

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

Eck JE. (2017). Assessing responses to problems: Did it work? An introduction for police problem-solvers [internet]. 2nd ed. Center for Problem-Oriented Policing.

Goldstein H. (1990). ‘Problem-oriented policing’. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Goldstein H. (2018). On problem-oriented policing: The Stockholm lecture. Crime Science, 7(13), pp 1–9.

Ratcliffe JH. (2018). ‘Reducing crime: A companion for police leaders’. New York, NY: Routledge.

Scott M and Clarke R. (2020). ‘Problem-oriented policing: Successful case studies’. New York, NY: Routledge.

Sidebottom A, Bullock K, Ashby M, Kirby S, Armitage R, Laycock G and Tilley N. (2020). Successful police problem-solving: A practice guide. Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science. London: University College London.

Sidebottom A, Kirby S, Tilley N, Armitage R, Ashby M, Bullock K and Laycock G. (2020). Implementing and sustaining problem-oriented policing: A guide. Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science. London: University College London.

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