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We Need to Talk About Dialogue: Accomplishing Collaborative Sensemaking in Homicide Investigations. / Jones, Helen; Brookman, Fiona; Williams, Robin; Fraser, James.

In: The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, 08.10.2020.

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Jones, H, Brookman, F, Williams, R & Fraser, J 2020, 'We Need to Talk About Dialogue: Accomplishing Collaborative Sensemaking in Homicide Investigations', The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles.

APA

Jones, H., Brookman, F., Williams, R., & Fraser, J. (Accepted/In press). We Need to Talk About Dialogue: Accomplishing Collaborative Sensemaking in Homicide Investigations. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles.

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Jones H, Brookman F, Williams R, Fraser J. We Need to Talk About Dialogue: Accomplishing Collaborative Sensemaking in Homicide Investigations. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles. 2020 Oct 8.

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Jones, Helen ; Brookman, Fiona ; Williams, Robin ; Fraser, James. / We Need to Talk About Dialogue: Accomplishing Collaborative Sensemaking in Homicide Investigations. In: The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles. 2020.

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abstract = "In this paper, we explore the importance of dialogue for collaborative sensemaking during homicide investigation, focusing upon interactions between detectives, forensic scientists and other experts involved in managing and undertaking forensic work. Drawing on data from a four-year ethnographic study of British homicide investigations, we provide insights from criminal justice actors about both the value of, and barriers to, inter-professional and cross-disciplinary dialogue. We explore how and why organisational arrangements may limit opportunities for forensic scientists and other experts to engage collaboratively with detectives and prosecutors. We conclude by considering ways to enhance collaborative sensemaking during the investigation of homicide.",
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