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Published: 13 May 2010

488 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199218660

Bookseller Code (07)

A new practitioner law publication

A History of Policing from 1974

The Turbulent Years

Timothy Brain

  • Provides an engaging and descriptive chronology of policing from 1974 to the present day
  • Written by a chief constable, providing the professional insight of someone involved in policing for much of the period
  • Offers a thoroughly researched historical analysis -the first detailed history of the entire period
  • Vividly describes the major events from policing the Miners' Strike of 1984 to the impact of major crime investigations such as the Yorkshire Ripper
  • Examines the key events and policies that shaped the police service during the period
  • Explores the themes of social stability, the professionalization of policing, community relations, centralization and police reform

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