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Murray, K. (2018). The Modern Making of Stop and Search. The British Journal of Criminology, 58(3), 588-605.
This article investigates the development of modern stop and search powers in post-war Britain—namely, the legal rules that allow police…Read more
Bowling, B., & Phillips, C. (2007). Disproportionate and Discriminatory: Reviewing the Evidence on Police Stop and Search. Modern Law Review, 70(6), 936-961.
Eight years after the Lawrence Inquiry, the question of police powers to stop and search people in public places remains…Read more
Constantinou, A. G. (2016). “Demystifying” the police: a participant observation study of police stops (and searches). International journal of comparative and applied criminal justice, 40(1), 79-99.
Police are empowered by law to stop and search vehicles and their occupants, once reasonable grounds for suspicion come into…Read more