A Short History of Police and Policing
Clive Emsley, Emeritus Professor, Open University, UK
Clive Emsley is an Emeritus Professor at the Open University whose research has concentrated on the history of crime and policing in Western Europe. He has held posts as a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris VIII (Vincennes-St. Denis), in Calgary, Griffith in Australia, and Christchurch New Zealand. He was co-director of the second stage of the Old Bailey online project, and has published widely on the history of policing. His books include The Great British Bobby: A History of British Policing from the 18th. Century to the Present (Quercus Publishing, 2010), Crime and Society in England 1750-1900 (Routledge, 2010), and Exporting British Policing During the Second World War (Bloomsbury, 2017).