Policing Development and Contemporary Practice

by Peter Joyce

Policing Development and Contemporary Practice Synopsis

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.

Policing Development and Contemporary Practice Press Reviews

This book is a clearly written account of the progress of policing in the United Kingdom, a welcome and unfettered approach to the subject The Criminal Lawyer

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847874597
Publication date: 20th October 2010
Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 272 pages
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