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Policing in Europe

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Bill TupmanMember, International Scientific Advisory Group, Centre for the Study of Criminology, Paris, France

ISBN13: 9781871516906
ISBN: 1871516900
Published: March 1998
Publisher: Intellect Books
Format: Paperback
Price: £9.95

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An overview of the different ways in which policing is organized in Europe, this volume explains: how the police forces fulfil their role; what that role currently is in the various European countries; and how they came to be arranged so.

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Introduction - what is policing?; ""repression"" (detective work) - who investigates crime and how?; what are the police judiciare (and its Portuguese, Spanish, Belgian, Italian equivalents); Kripol, the BKA and how do they differ from the English CID?; ""ordre public"" (uniform work) and legitimacy - who are the street police/the police in uniform and what are they there for?; ancillary functions - what else do the police do?; cross-border co-operation - how is freedom of movement affecting all this?; conclusion - prospects and challenges on the road to harmonization.