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Making Cases

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an account of the everyday realities of the war on drugs by examining the dynamics and dilemmas of how drug investigations are planned, authorized, and carried out after a case ... More


Licensing Criminals

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a review of the academic literature in order to explore the police informer/handler relationship and attempts to reform the use and regulation of police informers. Particular ... More


Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Matthew Bacon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Taking Care of Business offers a rich and insightful ethnography of specialist detective units assigned to the task of investigating drug offences and gathering evidence to support the prosecution of ... More


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