Countries England and Wales

Waddington, P., Stenson, K., & Don, D. (2004). In proportion – Race, and police stop and search. British Journal Of Criminology, 44(6), 889-914.

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This article examines the view, expressed authoritatively in the Macpherson report (1999), that racial disproportionality in police stop and search…

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Quinton, P. (2011). The formation of suspicions: Police stop and search practices in England and Wales. Policing and Society, 21(4), 357-368.

police-initiated contact; suspicion; discretion; stereotyping

This paper explores the interpretative practices of the police when carrying out stops and searches. Drawing on ethnographic research carried…

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Qureshi, F., & Farrell, G. (2006). Stop and Search in 2004: A Survey of Police Officer Views and Experiences. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 8(2), 83-103.

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The capacity to stop and search citizens is a key part of the police crime reduction repertoire. This study presents…

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Qureshi, F. (2007). The impact of extended police stop and search powers under the UK Criminal Justice Act 2003. Policing, 30(3), 466-483.

Arrest, Criminal Justice, Ethnic groups, Laws and legislation, police, United Kingdom

The introduction of the UK's Criminal Justice Act (CJA) 2003 extended police stop and search powers. It allowed officers to…

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O’Neill, M. (2015). The case for the acceptable ‘other’: The impact of partnerships, pcsos, and neighbourhood policing on diversity in policing. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 9(1), 77-88.

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Policing in England and Wales has experienced several significant events and developments since the murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993.…

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Parmar, A. (2011). Stop and search in London: Counter-terrorist or counter-productive? Policing and Society, 21(4), 369-382.

Asian Muslims, counter-terrorist, criminalising, policing, stop and search

The principle of ‘reasonable suspicion’ aims to prevent the abuse of the police power to stop, search and arrest and…

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Parpworth, N. (2014). Reforming Police Powers of Stop And Search: Voluntary Action. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, 87(4), 234-244.

stop and search; reforms; voluntary nature; legislative threat

The police use of statutory stop and search powers is an ongoing cause for concern. Research evidence dating back a…

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