• Summary
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  • Subject index

This is the first course guide that has been developed for students of policing. It identifies the core themes and additional source material, providing an essential overview for students and a reference point for use throughout their studies. The Policing Course Companion is designed to complement and work alongside existing literature. It provides: " Easy access to the key themes in policing " Helpful summaries of the approach taken by the main course textbooks " Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course " Help with developing critical thinking " Taking it Further sections that suggest how readers can extent their thinking beyond the "received wisdom" " Pointers to success in course exams and written assessment exercises The Sage Course Companion in Policing is much more than a revision guide for undergraduates; it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course.

International and Transnational Policing
International and transnational policing

There is an important distinction between international and transnational policing.

International policing‘Peace support’ missions (sometimes in conjunction with the military) under the auspices of the United Nations or European Union, or by national government invitation (e. g. Kosovo, East Timor, Iraq)
Assistance and training provided to enhance specific capabilities (e. g. support to applicant and accession states to the EU provided by member states; US International Law Enforcement Academies in Budapest and Bangkok)
Transnational policingThe investigation of cross-border criminality offending national criminal laws by domestic police agencies either individually or in joint operations with agencies from other national jurisdictions (e. g. drugs-trafficking)
Running Themes

International and transnational policing engage with the running themes in different ways. International policing often involves the ...

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