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Handbook of policing

Author: Tim Newburn
Publisher: Cullompton, Devon, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
This work covers policing in the UK, reflecting the transformations that have taken place and the increasing professionalisation of one of the country's most important services. It covers policing in its comparative and historical context, and considers the context in which policing takes place.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Newburn
ISBN: 9781843925002 1843925001 9781843923237 1843923238 0203118235 9780203118238
OCLC Number: 237198019
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xxvii, 875 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Policing in comparative and historical perspective : Models of policing --
Policing before the police --
The birth and development of police --
Policing since 1945 --
Context of policing pattern of transnational policing --
Plural policing in the UK: policing beyond the police --
Policing in Scotland --
Police service in Northern Ireland --
Police organisation --
Police cultures --
Police powers --
Policing and the media --
Doing policing : Crime reduction and community safety --
Modern approaches to policing: community, problem-oriented and intelligence-led --
'Interpretation for action?': definitions and potential of crime analysis for policing --
Criminal investigation and crime control --
Polise use of force, firearms and riot-control --
Drugs policing --
Policing fraud and organised crime --
Policing terror --
Policing cybercrime: emerging trends and future challenges --
Themes and debates in policing : Policing minority ethnic communities --
Gender policing --
Policing and ethics --
Accountability of policing --
Leadership and performance management --
Policing and forensic science --
Restorative justice, vistims and the police --
The future of policing.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Newburn.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) a960296
(Sirsi) 960296


Including chapters on policing and forensics, this title offers a comprehensive overview of policing in the UK, and is a useful reference point combining the expertise of leading academic experts on  Read more...
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'A major contribution to the study of policing in the UK ... authoritative, interesting and extremely wide ranging.' Sir Ian Blair, Former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police'The most comprehensive Read more...

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