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‘The Job’ and ‘The Force’

Ian Loader and Aogán Mulcahy

in Policing and the Condition of England: Memory, Politics and Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299066
eISBN:
9780191685583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299066.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the meanings and values explicit and implicit in officers' memories of three salient aspects of the job and the police organization: the social status of ‘the police officer’ ... More


Capitol Crime Extravaganza

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The high crime rates of the early 1990s and a string of sensational crimes from coast to coast set the stage in 1994 for the most extensive and costly federal anticrime bill ever. Bill Clinton had ... More


Policing Diverse Publics

Bethan Loftus

in Police Culture in a Changing World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560905
eISBN:
9780191701818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560905.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter assesses how the accent on diversity has shaped the perspectives and practices of officers as they policed their diverse publics. It illustrates that responses to the altered policing ... More


Dominant Culture Interrupted

Bethan Loftus

in Police Culture in a Changing World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560905
eISBN:
9780191701818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560905.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tracks the ways in which Northshire Police developed policies aimed at managing the contemporary demands of greater diversity. It explores how the extension of recognition for minority ... More


Criminals in Uniform

John Gardner

in The Constitution of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673872
eISBN:
9780191752032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the relationship between the character of the state and the constitution and the justification of harm-causing action. It takes as a starting point the author's debate with ... More


Stress and Cardiovascular Disease in Law Enforcement

Warren D. Franke and Sandra L. Ramey

in Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Police officers have higher rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than the general population. While officers have an increased prevalence of some conventional CVD risk factors, the increased CVD is ... More


Police Associations: From Ethnic Group to Ethnic Association

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter continues to chart the history of the first Black Police Association (BPA), especially how its first executive articulated the experience of ethnic-minority officers and police support ... More


Shoot to kill: Police accountability, firearms and fatal force

Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424730
eISBN:
9781447303350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424730.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell underground station in 2005 raised acute issues about operational practice, legitimacy, accountability and policy making regarding police use of ... More


Black Police Associations: Context and Perspective

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

‘Institutional racism’ had reference points for relationships between the police and ethnic-minority communities and between ethnic-minority and ethnic-majority members of the police workforce, ... More


Is the law on my side? Relationships between the PCC and the chief police officer team

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter examines the nature of the relationships between police and crime commissioners and the chief police officer teams. The confidential views of both sides are examined and juxtaposed. There ... More


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