Professionalizing criminal investigation

Professionalizing criminal investigation

Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

An Examination of an Early Attempt to Support Specialization in Criminal Investigation

"This article explores perceptions of individuals involved in an early attempt to professionalize detective work in Kent, UK. In 2000, Kent Police developed a Strategic Policing Doctrine incorporating a learning and development strategy....This research provides a useful analysis of previous attempts to develop detective professionalization and accredited learning relevant for programme designers responding to the introduction of the Police Education Qualification Framework and direct entry and fast track detective training."

Source: Tong, S., & O’Neill, M. (2019). Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. Read more here and full text available for AIPM students