Manning (2008). The Technology of Policing (book review)

Manning, Peter K. (2008). The Technology of Policing — Crime Mapping, Information Technology, and the Rationality of Crime Control; New York: New York University Press. ISBN: 978-0-8147-5724-6 $39.00

The book is based on a 6 year research project (1996–2002), examining the impact of information technology (IT), specifically Crime Mapping (CM) and Crime Analysis (CA, on policing. Three city police departments provide the focus for the research, i.e. a north western city not disclosed referred to as ‘Western city’, Washington D.C., and Boston.