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Author Findlay, Mark.

Title Introducing policing : challenges for police & Australian communities / Mark Findlay
Published South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2004


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Description xiv, 194 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1: Concepts of police and policing -- 2: Policing histories -- 3: Police ideologies and community policing -- 4: Police function: Criminal investigation and specialisation -- 5: Alternative policing -- 6: Police discretion and police powers -- 7: Police accountability and regulation -- 8: Cop culture, police malpractice and prospects for change -- 9: Policing social divisions -- 10: Police professionalism -- 11: Police and popular culture -- 12: Agendas for reform: New policing?
Summary "Introducing Policing is an essential text for students of police studies, criminal justice, criminology, and law, and for those involved in police training and police professional development programmes. It is also an excellent resource for private and public sector police in all jurisdictions, criminal lawyers, judges, welfare and youth workers, ombudsmen, and regulators, and will be of interest to a general readership keen to find out how policing works in Australia and beyond."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Police
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages 176-190) and index
Subject Community policing -- Australia.
Police -- Australia.
Author Findlay, Mark.
LC no. 2004444338
ISBN 0195516214
Other Titles Introducing policing : challenges for police and Australian communities