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Family liaison: when once has to be enough

Julie Ellison

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses family liaison, which is a core policing function, although for many years it has been generally confined to homicide investigations. Family Liaison Officers (FLOs) are tasked ... More


Law

Martin Innes

in Investigating Murder: Detective Work and the Police Response to Criminal Homicide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259427
eISBN:
9780191698613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259427.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Police homicide investigations can be understood as being situated in a legal context that is shaped by the extant framework of legal rules and definitions, and the social processes of their ... More


Regulations of Killing

Graham Denyer Willis

in The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285705
eISBN:
9780520961135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285705.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the two main sources of ordering violence in the city. I discuss what both the police and the PCC do, and I provide some background for both in both organizational and practical ... More


How Fear TravelsThe Private, Parochial, and Public Harm Footprints of Criminal Homicides

Martin Innes

in Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684465
eISBN:
9780191788093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684465.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops a new way of measuring the impact of major crime events like murders upon communities. Empirical case studies of community reactions in the wake of six high profile criminal ... More


Surviving São Paulo

Graham Denyer Willis

in The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285705
eISBN:
9780520961135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285705.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 delves into the empirical world of police and violence in the city, taking the reader on a narrative and descriptive tour of the patterns and forms of violence in recent times. I lay out ... More


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