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Capacity-building in law enforcement

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 123

David H. Bayley
ISBN 0 642 24110 4 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, July 1999


Trends in contemporary law enforcement around the world are discussed, paying special attention to recommendations for successful crime control. Bayley highlights the increase in the use of private security services and how that overlaps with public policing and changes its role. He also refers to the lack of success in community policing.