Willan Publishing (4 September 2008) Second Edition
This new edition of the Handbook of Policing updates and expands the highly successful first edition, and now includes a completely new chapter on policing and forensics. It provides a comprehensive but highly readable overview of policing in the UK, and is an essential reference point combining the expertise of leading academic experts on policing and policing practitioners themselves.
Professor Tim Newburn is professor of Criminology and Social Policy and director of the Mannheim Centre for the Study of Criminology and Criminal Justice at LSE.
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'A major contribution to the study of policing in the UK ... authoritative, interesting and extremely wide ranging.'
Sir Ian Blair, commissioner of the Metropolitan Police
'The most comprehensive treatment ever published on the issues facing British police in the 21st century. Indispensable reading for students, leaders, critics and supporters of the police.'
Professor Lawrence W Sherman, president of the International Society of Criminology