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NCJ Number: 10733 Find in a Library
Title: HISTORY OF POLICE IN ENGLAND AND WALES. 2D ED.
Author(s): T A CRITCHLEY
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 353
Sponsoring Agency:
Montclair, NJ 07042
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: 23 Prospect Terrace
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE GROWTH OF POLICING FROM THE YEAR 900 TO THE PRESENT, EMPHASIZING THE EXTERNAL POLITICAL AND SOCIAL PRESSURES WHICH MOULDED THE ENGLISH POLICE SYSTEM.
Abstract: PRIMARY CONCERN IS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEORIES ABOUT THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF POLICING, THE STATUS OF POLICE UNDER LOCAL AND CENTRAL GOVERNMENT, AND THE WAY IN WHICH A POLICE INSTITUTION HAS BEEN RECONCILED WITH TRADITIONAL ENGLISH ATTITUDES TOWARDS PERSONAL LIBERTY. THE FORMATION OF OVER 200 SEPARATE POLICE FORCES UNDER POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC PRESSURE FROM MORE PRIMITIVE LOCAL UNITS IS DESCRIBED. THE AUTHOR CONCENTRATES ON ASPECTS OF POLICE HISTORY WHICH ILLUMINATE THE WORKING AND PROBLEMS OF THE POLICE SERVICE OF MODERN TIMES, AND ITS RELATION TO THE PUBLIC.
Index Term(s): England; Law enforcement; Police organizational structure; Wales
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