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Equality and Diversity in Policing
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Equality and Diversity in Policing



May 2010 | 160 pages | Learning Matters
Equality and Diversity is a key theme on all policing degree courses. The book starts by contextualising equality and diversity within the legislative and policy framework. It then examines the recent historical context by outlining some of the difficulties and criticisms that the police have faced in dealing with matters of equality and diversity. It considers diversity, not only in terms of how the police relate to the general public, but also how diversity issues impact on police careers and occupational culture.
 
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"A great, concise look at equality within the field of policing - an essential text." Lecturer, University of Ulster


Equality and Diversity is a key theme on all policing degree courses. The book contextualising equality and diversity within the legislative and policy framework, examines the historical context by outlining some of the difficulties and criticisms that the police have faced in dealing with matters of equality and diversity. It considers diversity, not only in terms of how the police relate to the general public, but also how diversity issues impact on police careers and occupational culture.

Mr Bernard Sheridan
Department of Policing, Central Lancashire University
June 27, 2012

Well written, easy to follow and an excellent text for those students studying policing HE qualifications.

Mr Barrie Sheldon
Department of Criminology, University of Teesside
April 17, 2012

A helpful reference point

Mr Maurice Collins
Policing Department, Bucks New University
March 9, 2012

A really clear and easy to use text book addressing the issues of E&D and professional and personal values and practice

Chris Moore
Probation and Policing, Northampton University
February 1, 2012

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ISBN: 9781844453535
£23.99