By Gwendoline Butler

ISBN-10: 0007545436

ISBN-13: 9780007545438

A guy from John Coffin's previous is seeking his exact dual brother – a deadly guy, in a position to homicide. yet are their identities one and an identical? From some of the most appraised English crime writers, ideal for lovers of Agatha Christie. unhappy, savage and sour is what Stella Pinero says to her husband John Coffin, Commander of London's moment urban, of the homicide case which cuts into either their lives. Coffin is on the peak of his powers whilst he's stunned by means of a trip from the previous: Inspector Harry Trent, with whom Coffin had labored years in the past, is seeking his exact dual brother- a deadly guy; a guy who could have already got killed a lady; a guy Trent fears may possibly threaten violence to the Macintoshes, the couple who fostered the twins as youngsters. whilst Joe and Josie Macintosh are chanced on stabbed to demise, Coffin has to find not just their killer, yet their real identities. or even extra very important is the query placing over them all: who's this guy referred to as Harry Trent and what's he able to? the reply lies some time past- extraordinary, terrifyingly and horribly real...

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Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Promising, Washington DC, NIJ, 1997. , Disorder and Decline: Crime and the Spiral of Decay in American Cities, NY, Free Press, 1990. , Community Policing, Chicago Style, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1997a. M. and the Chicago Community Policing Evaluation Consortium, Community Policing in Chicago, Year Four: An Interim Report, Illinois Criminal justice Information Authority, 1997b. eu]. , Sack F. ), La prevention de la délinquance en Europe ; nouvelles stratégies, Paris, L’Harmattan, 1997, 83-100.

It is here that the stipulation setting aside a percentage of the funds allotted to crime prevention policies for evaluation, as is the custom in the Netherlands, is very useful. , 1997) says it explicitly: they must make it feasible to carry out costly surveys which are required for a serious evaluation. Lastly, one should not wait for the programme to be implemented, or what is worse, completed before thinking about which data will be useful for its evaluation. Some data should be collected before starting in order to compare the ex ante and ex post situations.

Often, only a survey will determine this. Lastly, the effect of victimisation depends greatly on the manner in which it is experienced. One of the French surveys32 came across victims who were not very traumatised – their mishap was due to their lifestyle and a slight change in it could easily prevent a repeat, for example not roaming in certain areas at certain times. Whereas others took it very badly, for although the incidents were only marginally more serious, the victimisation was linked to their living conditions: for example, they would have had to move from their present residence in order to be safe and they did not have the necessary resources.

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