Review Why Did the Policeman Cross the Road?
Why Did the Policeman Cross the Road? Characters Ï 2 ì ❮Reading❯ ➿ Why Did the Policeman Cross the Road? Author Stevyn Colgan – Gym-apparel.co.uk 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 At there was a smarter way to tackle crime and public concerns that didn’t always mean clogging the judicial system with copious arrests or flooding 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 up with a good dollop of original thinking and solved problems that had Did the Policeman Epub #218 previously been labelled as unsolvableIn 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 shows stopped young men killing each other. Although the main subject of the book is about problem solving this is also a book about how policing police work should be Prevention of crime and improvement of community's well being not just investigation and arrests The book also reminds us on how to cooperate and collaborate as good neighbors againRecommended for problem solving psychology and social issues enthusiasts
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How lollipops 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 up the streets and why sitting down in Japan may Did the Policeman Cross the PDFEPUBjust 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 the problems in your own life. This is a great read interesting and informative A great explanation of the intelligence unit of the Metropolitan Police and Stevyn's involvement in setting it up
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Why Did the Policeman Cross the RoadHow did the Policeman PDFEPUB #232 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 unconnected uestions 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 Did the Policeman Cross the PDFEPUByears as Why Did MOBI #204 a police officer in London during which he became involved in a small but potent revolution He and some of his colleagues realised th. 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 the charm of the book is in sharing stories from his own experiences and insight gained over the course of a 30 year career focused on 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 useful for all readersThe other charm is the stories are told with humor and a sense of infectious optimism A highly recommended read