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Title
'Led by intelligence' : a scoping review on the experimental evaluation of intelligence-Led policing
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Abstract
Intelligence-led policing (ILP) was introduced in the 1990s as a proactive approach to policing, but to date, there is a lack of studies that have synthesized and summarized the central characteristics and insights of (quasi-)experimental studies related to ILP. This study aims to address this gap by synthesizing and characterizing the central characteristics of 38 quasi-experimental and experimental studies related to ILP. In this study, a scoping review is conducted on different quasi-experimental and experimental studies that relate to the framework of ILP. It was found that most studies within the domain of ILP focus on testing the crime reduction effects of using spatio-temporal crime intelligence to deploy police resources more efficiently and effectively. However, some studies have combined different types of crime intelligence or used solely offender-related intelligence. Several statistical-methodological challenges were also identified that should be considered when designing experimental research within the domain of ILP. Additionally, most studies focused solely on measuring crime reduction, with few focusing on secondary effects of interventions. The review concludes that future evaluation studies should consider evaluating the use of different types of crime intelligence and establish specific, objective, and realistic criteria for measuring specific performance measures such as crime disruption. Future experimental research within the domain of ILP should consider applying the 3-i model, evaluating each leg of ILP thoroughly. The limitations of the study are also discussed. This review provides valuable insights for future research and development of ILP-related approaches.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Evaluation review : a journal of applied social research. - Beverly Hills, Calif., 1980, currens
Publication
Thousand oaks : Sage publications inc , 2023
ISSN
0193-841X [print]
1552-3926 [online]
DOI
10.1177/0193841X231204588
Volume/pages
(2023) , p. 1-51
ISI
001087651000001
Pubmed ID
37864492
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Creation 04.12.2023
Last edited 08.12.2023
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