Keywords stop and search

Murray, K., & Harkin, D. (2017). Policing in Cool and Hot Climates: Legitimacy, Power and the Rise and Fall of Mass Stop and Search in Scotland. British Journal Of Criminology, 57(4), 885-905.

police accountability, police legitimacy, Scottish policing, stop and search

Prior to the amalgamation of Scotland’s eight police forces into Police Scotland in 2013 by the Scottish National Party government,…

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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…

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Lennon, G. (2016). Stop and search powers in UK terrorism investigations: A limited judicial oversight? †. The International Journal of Human Rights, 20(5), 634-648.

counter-terrorism, Human rights, policing powers, precaution, stop and search

At the pre-trial stage of counter-terrorist investigations, an ‘Anglo-Saxon’ indulgence towards street-level policing powers has been brought to task by…

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Lennon, G., & Murray, K. (2018). Under-regulated and unaccountable? Explaining variation in stop and search rates in Scotland, England and Wales. Policing and Society, 28(2), 157-174.

legal rules, police accountability, police discretion, stop and search

ABSTRACT From a position of near parity in 2005/2006, by 2012/2013 recorded search rates in Scotland exceeded those in England/Wales…

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Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary. (2013). Stop and search powers: Are the police using them effectively and fairly?

effectivity, Justice, stop and search, Survey

Survey of 19,078 people across England and Wales about their opinions of the use of stop and search powers. Survey…

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Ip, J. (2017). The Legality of ‘suspicionless’ Stop and Search Powers under the European Convention on Human Rights. Human Rights Law Review, 17(3), 523-544.

‘suspicionless’ powers, Article 8 European Convention on Human Rights, Schedule 7 Terrorism Act 2000 (UK), section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (UK), stop and search, terrorism, United Kingdom

Legal analysis of UK terrorism Acts that permit suspicionless stop and search.

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Finstad, L. (2018). Hva er politi? [What is police?]. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget

police, racialized profiling, stop and search

Chapter 4: Discussing "Guilty until proven innocent? On stop and search on potential suspects". This is a particularly useful reference…

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Flacks, S. (2017). The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? Criminology & Criminal Justice, 1748895817720485. doi:10.1177/1748895817720485

policing, public space, race, stop and search, youth

Police stop and search powers have been widely criticized for the disproportionate manner in which members of black and ethnic…

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Flacks, S. (2018). The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? Criminology & Criminal Justice, 18(3), 364-384.

policing, public space, race, stop and search, youth

Police stop and search powers have been widely criticized for the disproportionate manner in which members of black and ethnic…

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