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Introduction to Policing

Third Edition

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Criminal Justice | Police Studies

© 2018 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

'Introduction to Policing is the "go to" text on the topic for readers keen to understand past, current and future trends in policing in England and Wales. Accessible to read yet academic in content, the text provides an excellent starting point for any reader no matter what level of previous knowledge they may possess.'

John Lamb, Lecturer at Birmingham City University

Delving into the real issues of policing, and fully updated to cover recent changes in the field, the acclaimed Introduction to Policing, Third Edition is the introduction to your Police Studies course.

As well as providing students with an account of the history of the police, Michael Rowe addresses the most current topics and provides all the tools needed to successfully take a critical view of policing.

The third edition includes:
  • Significant discussion of Police and Crime Commissioners, the impact of austerity, and ways in which technology will continue to shape policing in the 21st century
    An updated accompanying website with web links, expanded case studies and links to free journal articles
  • Helpful learning features including key terms, learning objectives, summaries, self-check questions, annotated further reading and a glossary

 
What is Policing?
 
History
 
Police Powers
 
Who Guards the Guards?
 
Community Policing
 
Police Culture
 
Policing Diversity
 
Global and Transnational Policing
 
Criminal Investigation and Policing
 
Plural Policing
 
Surveillance, IT and the Future of Policing
 
Conclusions: The Future of Policing

Introduction to Policing is the 'go to' text on the topic for readers keen to understand past, current and future trends in policing in England and Wales. Accessible to read yet academic in content,  the text provides an excellent starting point for any reader  no matter what level of previous knowledge they may possess.

John Lamb
Birmingham City University

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