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Title: Policing and accountability: the working of Police Authorities
Authors: Millen, Floyd
Stephens, Mike
Keywords: Police authority
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis
Citation: MILLEN, F. and STEPHENS, M., 2011. Policing and accountability: the working of Police Authorities. Policing and Society, 21 (3), pp. 265 - 283.
Abstract: In recent times policing has attracted a good deal of controversy, such as the paramilitary tactics employed at demonstrations, the use of stop and search powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, and the manner in which police officers are deployed on day-to-day duties. This paper outlines the role and potential of police authorities to influence police policy and operations and also highlights the need to seek greater citizen participation in holding the police to account. The major part of the paper draws on ground-breaking research on police authorities using questionnaire and in-depth interview data to outline just how it is that police authority members approach their duties.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Policing and Society [© Taylor & Francis] and the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2011.556734
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2011.556734
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/15094
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2011.556734
ISSN: 1043-9463
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