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Policing in Context

An Introduction to Police Work in Australia

By Roderic Broadhurst, Sara Davies

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Format: Paperback / softback, 248 pages
Other Information: tables and figures
Published In: Australia, 11 November 2008
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Policing in Context is a well structured introductory text that gives students the practical information they need to grasp the diverse roles, duties, powers and problems of policing in Australia. This book approaches policing in three key sections, creating a natural flow of information. The first section sets up the basic knowledge needed for understanding the history, context and structure of policing in Australia. The second section provides a description of the core skills, tasks and operations of police work. In the final section, chapters cover and reflect on contemporary and emerging issues.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction Roderic Broadhurst and Sara E. Davies 2 Histories of Policing Dean Wilson 3 Eras of Policing Jacqueline M. Drew and Lorraine Mazerolle 4 Organisation and Management of Police Geoff Dean and Colin Thorne 5 Police Power and Duties Nigel Stobbs 6 Oversight, Integrity and Ethics Sharon Hayes and Mark Lauchs 7 Process of Investigations Colin Thorne and Nicholoas Chantler 8 Intelligence Led Policing Nicholas Chantler and Colin Thorne 9 Policing Indigenous Peoples Samantha Jeffries and Colin Dillon 10 Policing Ethnically and Culturally DIverse Communities Adrian Cherney and Wing Hong Chui 11 Policing Transnational Crime Sara E. Davies 12 The International Deployment Group Alex J. Bellamy

About the Author

Roderic Broadhurst is Professor, Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University. Sara Davies is Lecturer, School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology.

EAN: 9780195561067
ISBN: 0195561066
Publisher: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Dimensions: 24.13 x 16.76 x 1.52 centimetres (0.35 kg)
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