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Armed Force, the Military, and Transnational Policing

Ben Bowling

in Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577699
eISBN:
9780191702259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577699.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the involvement of the armed forces, the police, and the military in the region's fight against crime and its operators. The first parts of this chapter differentiates the said ... More


The Ultimate Test of Functionality: The Paramilitary Dimension

Antonio Giustozzi and Mohammad Isaqzadeh

in Policing Afghanistan: The Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327942
eISBN:
9780199388042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327942.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The predominant concern of policy makers who were set on improving Afghanistan’s police became, from 2003 onwards, the effectiveness of paramilitary policing. This chapter deals with this aspect and ... More


Police, state, fatal force and accountability

Maurice Punch

in Shoot to kill: Police accountability, firearms and fatal force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424730
eISBN:
9781447303350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424730.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Most police officers in Britain will never hold a firearm, face a gun or fire one. And the majority has consistently shown no desire to carry firearms routinely. Moreover, in the vast majority of ... More


Police–Military Relations

Malcolm Anderson

in In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199693641
eISBN:
9780191803758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693641.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the relationship between the police and the military in France, with particular emphasis on implications for civil rights, democratic control, and the supremacy of civilian ... More


Introduction: Defence of Specific Order and of General Order

Malcolm Anderson

in In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199693641
eISBN:
9780191803758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693641.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This section of the book examines the role of the police and gendarmerie as guardians of two types of order in France: specific order and general order. More specifically, it considers the ... More


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