Introduction to Professional Policing

Examining the Evidence Base

Ian K. Pepper (Redaktør) ; Ruth McGrath (Redaktør)

Policing is a dynamic profession with increasing demands and complexities placed upon the police officers and staff who provide a 24-hour service across a diverse range of communities. Written by experts in police higher education from across both academic and professional practice, this book equips aspiring or newly appointed police constables with the knowledge and understanding to deal with the significant and often complex challenges they face daily. Les mer
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Policing is a dynamic profession with increasing demands and complexities placed upon the police officers and staff who provide a 24-hour service across a diverse range of communities. Written by experts in police higher education from across both academic and professional practice, this book equips aspiring or newly appointed police constables with the knowledge and understanding to deal with the significant and often complex challenges they face daily.





Introduction to Professional Policing explores a selected number of the core underpinning knowledge requirements identified as themes within the evolving National Policing Curriculum (NPC) and Police Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF). These include:











The evolution of criminal justice as a discipline







Exploration of operational duties







The ethics of professional policing







Victims and protection of the vulnerable







Crime prevention and approaches to counter-terrorism







Digital policing and data protection







Evidence based decision making







Police leadership








At the end of each chapter the student finds a case study, reflective questions and a further reading list, all of which reinforces students' knowledge and furthers their professional development. Written in a clear and direct style, this book supports aspiring police constables, newly appointed police constables or direct entry (DE) detectives, as well as those interested in learning more about policing. It is essential reading for students taking a degree in Professional Policing.

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Table of Contents


An introduction to policing roles and responsibilities - Ian K. Pepper and Ruth McGrath


Introduction


Ian K. Pepper and Ruth McGrath






Maintaining Professional Standards and Reflective Practice
Dominic A. Wood



Criminology and Criminal Justice
Anne Lodge



Ethics, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Eifion Swinnerton-Gismondi



Communication Skills, Problem Solving and Managing Conflict
Mark Thornton and Ian K. Pepper



Decision Making: What works in major investigations?
Geoff Elvey and Mark Roycroft



Research Methods and Evidence Based Policing
Helen Selby-Fell



Policing Vulnerability: Attrition, rape and domestic abuse
Emma Williams, Jenny Norman and Katy Barrow-Grint



Public Protection: The role of the Police as a Public Authority
Angela King



Counter Terrorism: The Front line
Peter Williams



Digital Policing
Benjamin Findlay



Evidence Based Investigations and Crime Prevention
Shane Sellers



Police leadership: An international comparison
Ian K. Pepper, Rick Ruddell and Ross Wolf



An Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring


David Taylor


Index

Om forfatteren

Dr Ian K. Pepper is an advisor on higher education within policing and Visiting Professor in Professional Practice at the University of Sunderland. Ian is a former Principal Lecturer in Policing, Senior Lecturer in crime scene and forensic science, police trainer, crime scene investigator (CSI) and fingerprint officer. He has been a team leader at the National Training Centre for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation and has designed and delivered education and training to crime scene investigators and police officers worldwide. Ian has completed a number of additional academic roles including the Chair of the College of Policing PEQF Senior Qualifications Higher Education Institution Committee and Invited Visiting Scholar at the University of Central Florida. With research interests focused on police higher education and volunteering in policing, Ian has authored and edited a range of policing publications including Working in Policing and Crime Scene Investigation: Methods and Procedures.





Dr Ruth McGrath currently teaches on the BSc Crime and Investigation course at Teesside University, and more recently became course leader of the BSc Professional Policing. Before