Policing in Context: An Introduction to Police Work in Australia

Paperback | December 27, 2008

byRoderic Broadhurst, Sara Davies

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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. Thefirst 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 andemerging issues.

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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. Thefirst section sets up the basic knowledge ne...

Roderic Broadhurst is Professor at the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University. Sara Davies is ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.59 inPublished:December 27, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195561066

ISBN - 13:9780195561067

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Table of Contents

1. Roderic Broadhurst and Sara E. Davies: Introduction2. Dean Wilson: Histories of Policing3. Jacqueline M. Drew and Lorraine Mazerolle: Eras of Policing4. Geoff Dean and Colin Thorne: Organisation and Management of Police5. Nigel Stobbs: Police Power and Duties6. Sharon Hayes and Mark Lauchs: Oversight, Integrity and Ethics7. Colin Thorne and Nicholoas Chantler: Process of Investigations8. Nicholas Chantler and Colin Thorne: Intelligence Led Policing9. Samantha Jeffries and Colin Dillon: Policing Indigenous Peoples10. Adrian Cherney and Wing Hong Chui: Policing Ethnically and Culturally DIverse Communities11. Sara E. Davies: Policing Transnational Crime12. Alex J. Bellamy: The International Deployment Group