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NCJ Number: 40546 Find in a Library
Title: INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SEMINAR, PART 3 - POLICE ISSUES IN GREAT BRITAIN
Author(s): L BYFORD
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY 10019
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Prisoner Reentry Institute
City University of New York
555 West 57th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10019
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BRITISH SPEAKER DISCUSSES THE CONCEPT BEHIND POLICE WORK IN BRITISH SOCIETY AND HOW IT DIFFERS FROM AMERICA.
Abstract: POLICE AND POLICE CHIEFS ARE THE AGENTS OF NO ONE IN BRITAIN EXCEPT THE CROWN, ACCORDING TO THE SPEAKER. THIS IS DIFFERENT FROM POLICE IN THE STATES, HE BELIEVES. THE SPEAKER POINTS OUT THE NEED TO HAVE A STRONG POLICE FORCE; THE FORCE IN ENGLAND IS 1 POLICE OFFICER FOR EVERY 450 PEOPLE. THE POLICE FORCE HAS BEEN ORGANIZED IN ENGLAND FOR 150 YEARS, AND THIS HAS HELPED GENERATE SUPPORT FOR THEM. ONE POLL SAID THAT 83 PERCENT OF THE BRITISH PUBLIC REGARDED THE POLICE AS FAIR AND DOING A GOOD JOB. POLICE IN THE STATES MUST BECOME MORE BENEVOLENT LIKE BRITISH POLICE, THE SPEAKER CONCLUDES. FOR RELATED INFORMATION, SEE NCJ-40544, 40545, 40547, AND 40548....BDS
Index Term(s): England; Management; Police agencies; Police community relations; Theory; Workshops and seminars
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