Dealing with Uncertainties in Policing Serious Crime
by Gabriele Bammer
Publisher: ANU Press 2010
Number of pages: 226
Grappling with uncertainties is at the heart of investigating serious crime. At a time when such crime is becoming more complex and resources are increasingly stretched, this book draws together research and practice perspectives to review fruitful approaches to uncertainties and to chart the way forward.
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