Policing the Police: Challenges of democracy and accountability

Rowe, Michael (2020) Policing the Police: Challenges of democracy and accountability. In: Policing the Police: Challenges of democracy and accountability. Key Themes in Policing . Policy Press, Bristol. ISBN 9781447347057, 9781447348009, 9781447347064

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Abstract

How does society hold its police to account? It’s a vital part of upholding law and liberty but changing modes of policing delivery and new technologies call for fresh thinking about the way we guard our guards.

This much-needed new book from leading criminology professor Michael Rowe, part of the ‘Key Themes in Policing’ series, explores issues of governance, discipline and transparency. The landmark new study:

• Showcases how social change and rising inequalities make it more difficult to ensure meaningful accountability;

• Addresses the impact of Evidence-Based Policing strategies on the direction and control of officers;

• Sets out a game-changing agenda for ensuring democratic and answerable policing.

For policing students and practitioners, it’s an essential guide to modern-day accountability.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: M100 Law by area
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
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Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2020 12:26
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2020 12:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44661

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