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Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners.

Uthmani, Omair, Buchanan, William J, Lawson, Alistair, Scott, Russell, Schafer, Burkhard and Fan, Lu (2011) Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners. Information & Communications Technology Law, 20 (2). pp. 57-81. ISSN 1360-0834

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    Abstract/Description

    The aim of this paper is to provide profiles for crimes which can be used to model the context for information sharing between the police and community partner organisations. This context can then be integrated with information-sharing syntax used by Single Point of Contact (SPoC) agents to process information sharing requests [1]. The questionnaires attempt to clas-sify crimes into categories, with identify profiles of crime-types, according to the level of in-formation sharing they necessitate between community partner organisations. Crimes are sepa-rated into classifications, which are based on the perceived level of necessary information-exchange among police and community partners. The aim of the questionnaire is to gather academic responses to identify the level of risk in order that it can be defined as risk assess-ment level, which is key to enhancing the public?s reassurance in the police.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 1360-0834
    Electronic ISSN: 1469-8404
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Information sharing; police; community partners; single point of contact; questionnaire;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > 005.8 Data security
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 4290
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 16:00
    Last Modified: 12 Nov 2013 11:18
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4290

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