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Leading the police : a history of chief constables, 1835-2017 / edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox and Iain Channing.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Series:
Routledge SOLON explorations in crime and criminal justice histories ; 9.
Routledge SOLON explorations in crime and criminal justice histories ; 9
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Police chiefs -- Great Britain.
Police -- Great Britain -- History.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Great Britain -- History.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Police.
Police chiefs.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction
Early chief constables
"A fit man to be at the head of the police" : police superintendents and watch committees in the first generation of "new policing" : a Yorkshire perspective, c.1850-1870 / David Taylor
The best chief constable in the kingdom? : recruitment and retention problems in an early English county constabulary / David J. Cox
Early chief constables in Scotland : policing the city and the county / David Smale
The Irish inspectors general, 1838-1916 : leading Dublin castle's constabulary "machine" / Elizabeth Malcolm
Chief constables and their forces
Chief constables as "moral heroes" and guardians of public morality / Kim Stevenson
"A nonconformist must be chief constable" : the historical challenges of policing in rural Wales / Richard W. Ireland
"The best police officer in the force" : chief constables and their men, 1900-1939 / Joanne Klein
"A nice old boy" : characterizing the chief constable role in detective fiction c.1890-1960 / Judith Rowbotham
What the met brought to the party : reinforcement, colonization, specialization and fusion / Robert M. Morris
Chief constables and public order : tensions between discretion and consistency / Iain Channing Section 3: Twentieth Century Chief Constables
Pioneering women police chiefs : a tale of conflict and cooperation / Marisa Silvestri
Leading through conflict and change : chief constables in Northern Ireland / Joanne Murphy
"Seirbheis phoilis na h-alba" police Scotland : the rationalization of chief constables / Gareth Addidle
Chief constables after pace 1985-2016 : the decline of a professional elite / Timothy Brain
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Stevenson, Kim, editor.
Cox, David J., editor.
Channing, Iain, editor.
ISBN:
9781138217249
1138217247
9781315441085
OCLC:
975372757
Publisher Number:
40027547866
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