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Routledge Studies in Policing and Society

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Policing, Organization, and Wellbeing An Ethnography

Policing, Organization, and Wellbeing: An Ethnography

1st Edition


By Jamie Ferrill
October 20, 2022

Based on the study of a police organization in England, this book explores the role of social relations in the ways that people construct, mobilize, consume, and reconstruct meaning about wellbeing. Wellbeing is a powerful, institutionalized concept in police organizations across England and Wales....

Criminal Futures Predictive Policing and Everyday Police Work

Criminal Futures: Predictive Policing and Everyday Police Work

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By Simon Egbert, Matthias Leese
June 30, 2022

This book explores how predictive policing transforms police work. Police departments around the world have started to use data-driven applications to produce crime forecasts and intervene into the future through targeted prevention measures. Based on three years of field research in Germany and ...

Women Police in Contemporary China Gender and Policing

Women Police in Contemporary China: Gender and Policing

1st Edition

By Anqi Shen
November 12, 2021

This is the first book to look at women in policing in the mainland of the People’s Republic of China. Informed by empirical data as well as rich secondary information drawn from a wide range of published materials, and written by a former police officer in China, this book offers a detailed ...

Electric-Shock Weapons, Tasers and Policing Myths and Realities

Electric-Shock Weapons, Tasers and Policing: Myths and Realities

1st Edition

By Abi Dymond
October 25, 2021

Building on five years of research, and drawing on criminology, science and technology studies (STS), socio-legal studies and social psychology, this book is the first non-medical book written on electric-shock weapons, of which the best well known is the TASER brand. The police’s ability to use ...

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