Focus Theoretical/Conceptual analysis

Ellis, D. (2012). Stop and Search: Disproportionality, Discretion and Generalisations. The Police Journal, 83(3), 1-18.

discretion, intuition, reasonable suspicion, stop and search, suspicion

It has long been recognised that discretion is vital to good police work. However, in Britain (and many other countries),…

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Dixon, D. (2005). Why don’t the police stop crime? Australian And New Zealand Journal Of Criminology, 38(1), 4-24.

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Several answers to the question ‘Why don’t the police stop crime?’ are considered. Police do stop some crime, although increasingly…

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