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Police Practice and Research

Series Editor: Dilip K. Das

Police Practice and Research is a series of books based on special issues of the pioneering peer-reviewed journal Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, which presents current and innovative police research as well as operational and administrative practices from around the world. It seeks to bridge the gap in knowledge that exists regarding who the police are, what they do, and how they maintain order, administer laws, and serve their communities. The journal is published in association with the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES), which brings police researchers and practitioners together to facilitate cross-cultural, international and interdisciplinary exchanges for the enrichment of the policing profession.

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  1. Police Reform from the Bottom Up

    Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change

    Edited by Monique Marks, David Sklansky

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Policing: Toward an Unknown Future

    Edited by John Crank, Colleen Kadleck

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Dr. John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. The papers are future oriented, in the sense that they anticipate trends visible today. Everywhere, the contributing scholars found...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Innovative Possibilities: Global Policing Research and Practice

    Edited by Les Johnston, Clifford Shearing

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    Innovative Possibilities: Global Policing Research and Practice brings together observations that reflect upon the state of police (and policing) across the globe and associated forms of policing scholarship with inputs from Africa, Australia, South and Central America, China, Europe, and the USA....

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

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