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10 edition of Political policing found in the catalog.

Political policing

the United States and Latin America

by Martha Knisely Huggins

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- Latin America -- International cooperation.,
    • Police training -- Latin America -- International cooperation.,
    • Technical assistance, American -- Latin America.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-235) and index.

      StatementMartha K. Huggins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8160.A2 H84 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703339M
      ISBN 100822321599, 0822321726
      LC Control Number97052378

        Alex Vitale’s book ‘The End of Policing’ provides a necessary critique in these times of extreme over-policing. While the emphasis of the book is very much on the US, there are many lessons to be learnt in terms of policing across the world, particularly as a ‘best practice’ of policing consistently reinforces increased militarisation. This. Political corruption occurs at the top level of the state, and it has political repercussions. Political corruption not only leads to the misallocation of resources, but it also affects the manner in which decisions are made. Political corruption is the manipulation of the political institutions and the rules of procedure, and therefore it.

      This third edition of the popular and highly acclaimed text, The Politics of the Police, has been completely revised and updated to take account of recent and profound changes in the law, policy and organisation of Police and Magistrates Courts Act , the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act , the Police Act and the Public Order Bill have all had a major impact on. To identify the police as defenders of the state against those who pose a threat to it, specifically considering the policing of protest; To evaluate the concept of paramilitary policing; To discuss the role of the police as political actors and to consider the role of the key police .

      Policing dates back thousands of years to even before the Roman times. The origins of American policing are closely related the Anglo-Saxon model which gave a more communal responsibility. The four Eras’ of American policing that will be focused on are The Political, Professional, Community Policing, and Homeland Security. “The police never saw a noun they didn't want to turn into a verb, so it quickly became "to action", as in you action me to undertake a Falcon assessment, I action a Falcon assessment, a Falcon assessment has been actioned and we all action in a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine.


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