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The new detective

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The clearance rates for murder and other serious crimes have declined significantly for almost 60 years despite significant technological improvements in police investigations. The reasons for this are not well understood. We argue here for rethinking why, what, and how police investigators operate so as to repurpose their work for reducing crime. These changes include improved thinking by detectives to reduce investigative errors, increased focus on patterns of crimes, and better use of detective expertise in crime prevention.
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Keywords: clearance rates; crime prevention; criminal investigations; detectives; police problem solving

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 2019

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