Policing Products

  • 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 – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Measuring Crime

    Behind the Statistics, 1st Edition

    By Sharon L. Lohr

    Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Leading the Police

    A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox, Iain Channing

    In 2015 the College of Policing published its Leadership Review with specific reference to the type of leadership required to ensure that the next generation of Chief Constables and their management approach will be fit for purpose. Three key issues were highlighted as underpinning the effective…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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 – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • 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, 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

    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

  • Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • 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, 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

  • Policing Hate Crime

    Understanding Communities and Prejudice, 1st Edition

    By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay

    In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised…

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

  • 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

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