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about the problems Stevyn and his colleagues encountered and how they learned to the problems Stevyn and his colleagues encountered and how they learned to relatable Through reading about the problems Stevyn and his colleagues encountered and how they learned to 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 Why Did The Policeman Cross The Road is no joke but
It Is A Very Thought is a very thought sensitive and humorous book Stevyn Colgan calls upon his 30 ears experience as a Metropolitan Police Officer to illustrate why he believes that preventing crime is better than catching the bad guys after a crime has been committed He shows how a little creative thinking can be used to put the power and the advantage back into the hands of the community and make the community stronger as a result This book is full of heart warming and life enhancing stories and I am sure The Concubine you will feel enrich. 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 up 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 helpou solve some of the problems in our own lif.
His Own Experiences Andown experiences and gained over the course of a 30 ear caree. 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 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 ou’ll find out how dog shows stopped oung men killing each other how lollipo. ,
Interesting engaging and funny throughout The value of policing when it s not focused on arrest figures and intimidation the difference applying true problem solving can make and it s not focused on arrest figures and intimidation the difference applying true problem solving can make and importance of putting bins away are all revealed Makes ou want to be a cop again An out standing description analysis of how policing should be done An interesting set of ideas regarding how to solve problems Written in an easily and humorous manner This is a great read interesting and
informative A great explanation of the intelligence unit of the Metropolitan Police andA great explanation of the intelligence unit of the Metropolitan Police and s involvement in setting it up Entertaining and has a lot to offer than what meets the eye 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 A collection of anecdotes from 30 ears of policingColgan was working as a str. How did a teenage wizard foil teams of illegal street gamblersHow do smokers help prevent our car How did a teenage wizard foil teams of illegal street gamblersHow do smokers help prevent Heart of the Night Secret Agent Series your car 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 30ears 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.