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Serious violence hot spots policing guide

Seven-step guide for reducing serious violence using hot spots policing.

Serious violence hot spots policing guide

This guide is for police practitioners. It offers a seven-step approach for planning, implementing and executing hot spots policing to reduce serious violence.


We would like to thank:

  • the Home Office for providing the funding for this guide
  • Professor Lawrence Sherman, Simon Rose, Sir Denis O'Connor CBE QPM, Dr Vincent Harinam, Sumit Kumar, Dr Eleanor Neyroud, Richard Vickery, Lee Bowen and Louise Bland for the preparation and collation of the material
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