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Murray, K. (2018). The Modern Making of Stop and Search. The British Journal of Criminology, 58(3), 588-605.
crime prevention, parliament, Police Powers, stop and search
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.
Criminal Justice, Police Powers, Racism Racial Discrimination, stop and search
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.
Cyprus, police discretion, Police Powers, suspicion, traffic stops
Police are empowered by law to stop and search vehicles and their occupants, once reasonable grounds for suspicion come into…Read more