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    DescriptionThis 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; and police accountability. Featuring 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.

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    Development and Contemporary Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Joyce
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    ISBN 13: 9781847874603
    ISBN 10: 1847874606

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
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    BIC subject category V2: JKSW1
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    Libri: I-LE
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: POL014000
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    BISAC V2.8: LAW000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC22: 363.20941
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    DC22: 363.230941
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    LC classification: HV8195.A2 .J695 2011
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    Thema V1.0: JKSW1
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Sage Publications Ltd
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    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    15 November 2010
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    Review quote
    This book is a clearly written account of the progress of policing in the United Kingdom, a welcome and unfettered approach to the subject The Criminal Lawyer
    Table of contents
    Key Dates in the Development of Policing in the UK The Emergence and Development of Professional Policing The Police Response to Crime Police Powers The Methods of Policing The Police Service and the Criminal Justice System The Control and Accountability of the Police Service Diversity and the Police Service The Police and Politics The Global Dimension to Policing The Future Direction of Policing in a Time of Financial Restraint Index