An Introduction to Concepts and Practice
By (author) Alan Wright
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Policing by Alan Wright
Book DescriptionThis book provides a highly readable introduction to the role and function of the police and policing, examining the issues and debates that surround this. It looks at the 'core functions' of the police, the ways in which police functions have developed, their key characteristics, and the challenges they face. From the outset questions are asked about the conceptual contestability and ambiguity of policing, and different views of police roles are addressed in turn: policing as social control, crime investigation, managing risk, policing as community justice, and as a public good.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903240182
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Alan Wright
Alan Wright was formerly a police officer with the Metropolitan Police. He later lectured at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, and is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at Keele University.
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