‘It’s not rocket science!’: Effectively policing Paisley’s violence problem

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The Scottish town of Paisley has experienced troubling increases in violent crime over the past year, prompting a robust response from the local division of Police Scotland. Martin Gallagher and Del Middleton, two of the architects of this response, provide the context and outline of this policing initiative. Dr Colin Atkinson of the University of the West of Scotland reflects upon the impact of this work for local communities and, importantly, for the police service itself.

Period29 May 2018

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  • Title‘It’s not rocket science!’: Effectively policing Paisley’s violence problem
    Media name/outletPolicing Insight
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date29/05/18
    DescriptionThe Scottish town of Paisley has experienced troubling increases in violent crime over the past year, prompting a robust response from the local division of Police Scotland. Martin Gallagher and Del Middleton, two of the architects of this response, provide the context and outline of this policing initiative. Dr Colin Atkinson of the University of the West of Scotland reflects upon the impact of this work for local communities and, importantly, for the police service itself.
    URLhttps://policinginsight.com/analysis/its-not-rocket-science-effectively-policing-paisleys-violence-problem/
    PersonsColin Atkinson, Martin Gallagher, Del Middleton