• Summary
  • Contents
  • 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.

Policing Terrorism
Policing terrorism
Key Thinkers

One community's freedom fighter is another community's terrorist. Mao Zedong described the terrorist as a freedom fighter, a fish swimming in the sea of the community.

Running Themes

Policing terrorism — and the fear of terrorism — brings its own particular demands on police organisations, not least because of the political implications and the consequences on the wider community, both of a terrorist attack and a government response. In relation to suspects, precisely what rights should be ...

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