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Delsol, R. & M. Shiner (eds) (2015). Stop and Search: the Anatomy of a Police Power. London: Palgrave Macmillan

effectivness, policing, stop and search, Trust

This book reviews the key controversies surrounding the police power to stop and search members of the public. It explores…

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de Maillard, J., Hunold, D., Roché, S., & Oberwittler, D. (2018). Different styles of policing: discretionary power in street controls by the public police in France and Germany. Policing and society, 28(2), 175-188.

comparison, discrimination, police, proactive policing, stop and search, street policing

By analysing French and German police stop and search on the streets based on embedded observations in police patrols and…

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Cao, L. (2001). A Problem in no-Problem-Policing in Germany: Confidence in the Police Germany and USA. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, 9(3), 167–179. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718170120519390

comparative research, Germany, history, police, Trust, US

This article compares the confidence toward the police in Germany, and in the U.S., and explores the differences in the…

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Carroll, L., & Gonzalez, M. L. (2014). Out of place: Racial stereotypes and the ecology of frisks and searches following traffic stops. Journal of research in crime and delinquency, 51(5), 559-584.

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Objectives: Test hypotheses drawn from Smith and Alpert's social conditioning theory that explains biased policing as the result of implicit…

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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…

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Borooah, V. (2011). Racial Disparity in Police Stop and Searches in England and Wales. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 27(4), 453-473.

Data published by the United Kingdom’s Ministry for Justice clearly shows that, compared to persons who were White, members of…

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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…

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Bradford, B., & Topping, J. (2018). Now you see it, now you don’t: On the (in)visibility of police stop and search in Northern Ireland. Criminology and Criminal Justice (2018) (In Press), Criminology and Criminal Justice (2018) (In press).

stop and search; Police Service of Northern Ireland; police powers; social control

Police stop and search practices have been subject to voluminous debate for over forty years in the United Kingdom. Yet…

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