Policing : Development and Contemporary Practice, Paperback / softback Book

Policing : Development and Contemporary Practice Paperback / softback


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 accountabilityFeaturing 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Police & security services
  • ISBN: 9781847874603

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