Review of how police officers prevent crime in the field

This report is a study looking at how frontline police officers are supported and enabled to prevent crime in the field. It was conducted in collaboration with six forces which represent the breadth and depth of the policing challenge. The study is intended to inform discussion about the development of policing into the future.

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Taking time for crime: a study of how police officers prevent crime in the field

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