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He charm of the book is in sharing stories from his own experiences and insight gained over the course of a 30 year career focused is in sharing stories from his own experiences and insight gained over the course of a 30 sharing stories from his own experiences and insight gained over the course of a 30 career focused Problem Oriented Policing the book becomes entirely relatable Through reading about the problems Stevyn and his colleagues encountered and how they learned to determine the cause rather than the symptoms of those problems and how to constructively think about and employ better solutions I kept finding myself relating those ideas to my own life In that way the book becomes identifiable and seful for all readersThe other charm is the stories are told with humor and a sense of infectious optimism A highly recommended rea. Ps prevented night club closures how wheelie bins worked in cahoots with burglars and why celebrities should be covered in chewing gum You’ll also discover how bird tables can prevent car crashes how fake vomit can clean p the streets and why sitting down in Japan may just result in a sore bottomWhy did the Policeman Cross the Road is a celebration of original thinking peppered with fascinating research and entertaining stories in the tradition of books such as Levitt and Dubner’s Freakonomics Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point and Leonard Mlodinow’s The Drunkard’s WalkAnd it’s than possible that the book contains some little tool or techniue that could help you solve some of than possible that the book contains some little tool or techniue that could help you solve some of problems in your own lif. Interesting engaging and funny throughout The value of policing when It S Not Focused On Arrest Figures And Intimidation The s not focused on arrest figures and intimidation the applying true problem solving can make and the importance of putting bins away are all revealed Makes you want to be a cop again An interesting set of ideas are all revealed Makes you want to be a cop again An interesting set of ideas how to solve problems Written in an easily and humorous manner Entertaining and has a lot to offer than what meets the eye A collection of anecdotes from 30 years Of PolicingColgan Was Working policingColgan was working a street bobby in the 1980 s but gravitated towards nconventional methods for preventing crime rather than solving them He worked in the UK Police Problem. How did a teenage wizard foil teams of illegal street gamblersHow do smokers help prevent your car being broken intoWhat do sex workers and tiger farms have in commonWhy do bees make the best sheepdogs for elephantsAnd how do the phantom bus stops of Dusseldorf keep vulnerable old people safeWhat links these seemingly The New Competition unconnectedestions is good problem solvingStevyn Colgan is an author artist and popular public speaker He’s one of the writers of the hugely successful BBC TV series I andThe Museum of Curiosity But in a previous career he spent 30 years as a police officer in London during which he became involved in a small but potent revolution He and some of his colleagues realised that there was a smarter way to. Why Did the Policeman Cross the Road?

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Solving Group pushing for nderstanding the causes of crime and working towards eliminating those He s a big fan of community cohesion and advocates as a very cost efficient way of cutting crime to simply get to know one s neighbours In the acknowledgements of this delightful and insightful book author Stevyn Colgan shares that in early drafts the book read like an instruction manual written in the third person and as a result felt a bit flat and dry Stevyn s friend and one time boss John Lloyd read an early draft and constructively commented the problem was Stevyn had left himself out of the storiesThankfully Stevyn took that counsel to heart as Tackle crime and public concerns that didn’t always mean clogging the judicial system with copious arrests or the judicial system with copious arrests or the streets with extra cops This new style of intelligent problem solving policing took the cleverest ideas from academic research military strategy business marketing public health and many other areas of work mixed them all p with a good dollop of original thinking and solved problems that had previously been labelled as nsolvableIn this remarkable book he tells the story of his work in Scotland Yard’s innovative Problem Solving Unit and how the team tackled some of London’s most persistent problems Along the way you’ll find out how dog team tackled some of London’s most persistent problems Along the way you’ll find out how dog stopped young men killing each other how lollipo. ,