Police Research in the Federal Republic of Germany: 15 Years Research Within the

Police Research in the Federal Republic of Germany: 15 Years Research Within the "Bundeskriminalamt"

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642741784
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/10/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I Introductory Section.- 1 The Bundeskriminalamt: The German Federal Criminal Police Office.- 2 Police Research and Its Significance for Policing and Criminal Policy.- 3 “State Criminology”: An Old Phenomenon — A New Problem.- II The Picture of Crime.- 4 Crime Analysis.- 5 Research on Hidden Crime.- 6 Unreported Violent Crime: A Victim Telephone Survey in Heidelberg.- 7 Public Opinion Relating to Crime and Police Action.- 8 Asking the Victims.- III Urban Planning and Crime Prevention.- 9 Architecture and Crime Prevention.- 10 Reflections on Crime Prevention in Areas with a Low Crime Rate.- IV Crime-Specific Studies.- 11 Studies on Violence.- 12 Perspectives on Drug Users.- 13 Economic Crime.- 14 Organized Crime in the Federal Republic of Germany.- 15 Environmental Crime: Present Status and Future Trends.- 16 The Escape Behavior of Bank Robbers and Circular Blockade Operations by the Police.- 17 Preventing Bank Robbery: The Offense from the Robber’s Perspective.- V Enhancing Effectiveness of Detection and Criminal Investigation.- 18 Investigation of Economic Crime.- 19 Technical Support of Drug Detection.- 20 Police Information Retrieval Systems and the Role of Electronic Data Processing.- 21 The Role of Pattern Recognition in Forensic Science: An Introduction to Methods.- 22 Computer-Aided Identification of Handwriting.- 23 Digital Image Processing.- Appendix: Scientific Publications of the BKA H. U. Störzer.- Name Index.

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