Law: Policing & Police Law

  • Private Policing book cover

    Private Policing

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Button

    The second edition of Private Policing details the substantial involvement of private agents and organisations involved in policing beyond the public police. It develops a taxonomy of policing and explores in depth each of the main categories, examining the degree of privateness, amongst several…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Interrogation in Depth book cover

    Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high-profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United Kingdom judgment misrepresents the interrogation…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking: Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime book cover

    Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy book cover

    Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

    1st Edition

    By Ben Bradford

    ‘Stop and search’ is a form of police-citizen interaction that is confrontational, often stressful for those involved, and potentially damaging to the relationship between police and public. The extent to which police officers use their power to stop and perhaps search members of the public is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Policing European Metropolises: The Politics of Security in City-Regions book cover

    Policing European Metropolises

    The Politics of Security in City-Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers

    Understanding the politics of security in city-regions is increasingly important for the study of contemporary policing. This book argues that national and international governing arrangements are being outflanked by various transnational threats, including the cross-border terrorism of the attacks…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Advances in Evidence-Based Policing book cover

    Advances in Evidence-Based Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Knutsson, Lisa Tompson

    The evidence-based policing (EBP) movement has intensified in many countries around the world in recent years, resulting in a proliferation of policies and infrastructure to support such a transformation. This movement has come to be associated with particular methods of evaluation and systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • Ends and Means in Policing book cover

    Ends and Means in Policing

    1st Edition

    By John Kleinig

    Policing is a highly pragmatic occupation. It is designed to achieve the important social ends of peacekeeping and public safety, and is empowered to do so using means that are ordinarily seen as problematic; that is, the use of force, deception, and invasions of privacy, along with considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Perilous Policing: Criminal Justice in Marginalized Communities book cover

    Perilous Policing

    Criminal Justice in Marginalized Communities, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Nolan

    Policing and police practices have changed dramatically since the 9/11 terrorist attacks and those changes have accelerated since the summer of 2014 and the death of Michael Brown at the hands of then-police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Since the November 2016 election of Donald…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights: Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention book cover

    Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights

    Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention, 1st Edition

    By Layla Skinns

    Police detention is the place where suspects are taken whilst their case is investigated and a case disposal decision is reached. It is also a largely hidden, but vital, part of police work and an under-explored aspect of police studies. This book provides a much-needed comparative perspective on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Special Constabulary: Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes book cover

    The Special Constabulary

    Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Bullock, Andrew Millie

    Special constables are warranted officers retained within British constabularies. Wearing similar uniforms, carrying the same personal protective equipment and holding identical powers to enforce the criminal law, special constables are to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from their…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Police Work and Identity: A South African Ethnography book cover

    Police Work and Identity

    A South African Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Faull

    This is a book about the men and women who police contemporary South Africa. Drawing on rich, original ethnographical data, it considers how officers make sense of their jobs and how they find meaning in their duties. It demonstrates that the dynamics that lead to police abuses and scandals in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Police-Citizen Relations Across the World: Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy book cover

    Police-Citizen Relations Across the World

    Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dietrich Oberwittler, Sebastian Roché

    Police-citizen relations are in the public spotlight following outbursts of anger and violence. Such clashes often happen as a response to fatal police shootings, racial or ethnic discrimination, or the mishandling of mass protests. But even in such cases, citizens’ assessment of the police differs…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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