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Peter Joyce
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31 Oct 2010 1847874606 978-1847874603
This lively and comprehensive text combines an overview of the historical development of policing in the UK, with discussion of current debates and practice. It provides a global and comparative context, in order to shed light on contemporary issues.

The book equips students with an in-depth understanding of the challenges and complexities of modern policing, including:

" the relationship between the police and other criminal justice agencies

" styles and approaches in practice

" how to police political violence

" diversity and the police

" police accountability

Featuring chapter summaries, case studies, study questions, an expansive glossary and a date chart listing significant events, the book is easy to use and helps students to reflect upon key themes. It is essential reading for criminology, criminal justice and policing undergraduates.


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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (31 Oct 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847874606
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847874603
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 17 x 23.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 56,126 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book is a clearly written account of the progress of policing in the United Kingdom, a welcome and unfettered approach to the subject
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2.0 out of 5 stars WORRYING STUDY 23 Aug 2014
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LIVING IN CENTRAL LONDON IT IS INTERESTING TO NOTE MANY POLICE OFFICERS DONT EVEN LIVE IN THE CAPITAL MANY NEVER HAVE AND MANY NEVER WILL BE ABLE TO OFFORD IT.THE PROBLEM BEING THESE MEN AND WOMEN HAVE A SUBURBAN/PROVINCIAL MENTALITY WHICH SOPHISTICATED LONDONERS FIND AMUSING .THIS IS A VERY SERIOUS ISSUE AND NEEDS MONITERING AND INVESTIGATION. I CANNOT COMMENT ON OTHER POLICE FORCES IN UK ONLY THE MET AS IT IS WHERE I LIVE
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