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Policing the Media
Street Cops and Public Perceptions of Law Enforcement



March 2000 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Policing the Media examines the reaction of a real police department in the USA to television representations of `cops'. Through interviews, personal observations and black and white photography, the author describes the lives and philosophies of street patrol officers, with close attention paid to the ambiguous attitudes they hold towards their televisual comrades.

 
Viewing and Picturing Cops
 
All the Street's a Stage
 
Prime Time Crime and Street Perceptions
 
Ethnography and Police Work
 
Front Stage and Back Stage
 
The (Real) Mean World
 
Real Cops and Mediated Cops
Can They 'Get Along'?  

". . . a very good account of police working practices and philosophies that contributes to our understandings of contemporary police work." 

Martin Innes
University of Surrey

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