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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


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


Beyond Bureaucrats: Elected and Appointed Officials’ Incentives for Accommodation

Abigail Fisher Williamson

in Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains what motivates local government officials’ responses to immigrants. Local officials’ socioeconomic characteristics, coupled with legal and economic incentives associated with ... More


“I wonder if the game is worth the candle”: PCCs, their ‘work–life balance’ and their future

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/9781447320692.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Commissioners work very long hours and the risks of such behaviour are examined in the context of work life balance. The confidential views of both commissioners and chief police officers are ... More


Growing Tensions between Civic Membership and Enforcement in the Devolution of Immigration Control

Doris Marie Provine, Monica Varsanyi, Paul G. Lewis, and Scott H. Decker

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the response of police leaders across the United States to the devolution of federal authority to enforce immigration laws to local police, that is, to create shared ... More


“The Horrifying Ties, From Which the Public Order Originates”: The Police in Schiller and Mercier

Bernhard Siegert

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter offers a unique way to raise the question of Enlightenment mediations of power. It begins by contesting the “two-hundred-year-old myth” that understands the Enlightenment as the epoch ... More


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