Changing Policing Theories is a thoroughly revised third edition of this comparative study of the practice of policing in Australia, Britain and the United States of America.
The book covers:
• the impact on policing of constitutional and cultural difference;
• society and crime in the 21st century
– crime and disorder on the streets,
– problems involved in street policing,
– the effect of new technology, for example CCTV, and
– the pervasive involvement of drugs and alcohol in crime;
• police accountability
– the accountability of police organisations to the government,
– the accountability of senior officers to the public, and
– the accountability of individual police officers to the persons
with whom they come into contact;
• the changing relationship between police and the state
– policing terrorism, and
– internet crime.