• 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.

Race and Diversity
Race and diversity

There has been widespread movement of different groups for thousands of years. Black soldiers were in the Roman army policing parts of Britain 2, 000 years ago. Black and Jewish communities have existed on these islands for a 1, 000 years at least. There has been tension between different religious groups for hundreds of years, not least in Ireland. There have been other tensions generated by the victimisation of people because of their gender, sexual orientation, age or ethnicity as well as race or religion.

Running Themes

The perspectives of both police organizations and police officers and ...

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