In the globally networked society, police power is no longer constrained by the borders of the nation state: it has globalized. Global Policing shows how security threats have been constructed by powerful actors to justify the creation of a new global policing architecture and how the subculture of policing shapes the world system
Chapter 3: The Global Policing Architecture
The Global Policing Architecture
Understanding global policing requires a careful examination of its architecture – its institutional framework and the component parts that hold it all together. Developing our socio-spatial and functional typologies set out in Tables 1.1 and 1.2, we describe the various layers in the structure of transnational policing: global and regional police organisations ...