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dc.contributor.authorWarren, Jeremy J.*
dc.contributor.authorHogard, Elaine*
dc.contributor.authorEllis, Roger*
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-02T15:33:41Zen
dc.date.available2014-12-02T15:33:41Zen
dc.date.issued2007-07-25en
dc.identifier.citationCrime Prevention and Community Safety, 2007, 9(3), pp. 167-178en
dc.identifier.issn1460-3780en
dc.identifier.issn1743-4629en
dc.identifier.doi10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8150048en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/336506en
dc.descriptionThis article is not available through ChesterRep.en
dc.description.abstractThis paper describes an evaluation of an initiative to improve performance regarding domestic burglary in a police force in the North of England. The force was not performing well in respect of domestic burglary detections and was required to make considerable changes in order to improve levels of performance. The force undertook substantial organizational restructuring to implement the scheme. The evaluation focussed on the process, outcomes and stakeholder views of the initiative. The changes had a significant effect on burglary detection rates, a moderate effect on numbers of incidents and partnership working at practitioner level, but little effect on relationships with partner agencies at a strategic level.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPalgrave Macmillanen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.palgrave-journals.com/cpcs/index.htmlen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Crime Prevention and Community Safetyen
dc.subjectcrime preventionen
dc.subjectburglaryen
dc.subjectbusiness process improvementen
dc.title“Safer homes”: An evaluation of a reorganization to deal with domestic Burglary within a UK police forceen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren
dc.identifier.journalCrime Prevention and Community Safetyen
html.description.abstractThis paper describes an evaluation of an initiative to improve performance regarding domestic burglary in a police force in the North of England. The force was not performing well in respect of domestic burglary detections and was required to make considerable changes in order to improve levels of performance. The force undertook substantial organizational restructuring to implement the scheme. The evaluation focussed on the process, outcomes and stakeholder views of the initiative. The changes had a significant effect on burglary detection rates, a moderate effect on numbers of incidents and partnership working at practitioner level, but little effect on relationships with partner agencies at a strategic level.


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