• 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.

Researching Police Organisations
Researching police organisations

This book is aimed at readers from a variety of disciplines at any stage of their student careers. Although in most undergraduate curricula research does not feature prominently until the third or fourth year of study and the production of a dissertation, it is never too early to use original/official source material in essays or assignments. Using such material will demonstrate to examiners an ability to identify and analyse data, thus illustrating that the student has developed beyond the mere recitation of secondary literature.

Much is available on the internet and official websites are listed in Part Four. Key sources of original information are the Home Office, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC), individual ...

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