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Law enforcement and public health: recognition and enhancement of joined-up solutions

van Dijk, Auke J.; Victoria, Herrington; Crofts, Nick; Breunig, Robert; Scott, Burris; Sullivan, Helen; Middleton, John; Sherman, Susan; Thompson, Nick


Public security and law enforcement have a crucial but often largely unacknowledged role in protecting and promoting public health. Although the security sector is a key partner in many specific public health programmes, its identity as an important part of the public health endeavour is rarely recognised. This absence of recognition has resulted in a generally inadequate approach to research and investigation of ways in which law enforcement, especially police at both operational and strategic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-19
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32839-3


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