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Police-Public Relations: Interpretations of Policing and Democratic Governance

  title={Police-Public Relations: Interpretations of Policing and Democratic Governance},
  author={Anja Johansen},
  • A. Johansen
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science, Law, History
“The public” is a central concept in the legitimization of modern policing. Yet the definition of “the public” and the meaning of “public-oriented policing” have changed over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with great variations between countries. This essay critically analyses the dichotomy which has often been established between police-public relations in AngloAmerican contexts, as the model of public-oriented “democratic policing”, as opposed to police public relations in continental… 

Police–public relations in transition in Antwerp, 1840s–1914

Abstract This article examines how police–public relations have evolved during the nineteenth-century expansion of formal policing. Following recent critiques of the ‘state monopolization thesis’, it

Cross-national research. A new frontier for police studies

ABSTRACT Across different countries, there is extreme heterogeneity among police systems concerning the number and types of forces, their links to political authorities and territorial organisation

Concepts of Policing during the Russian Revolution, 1917–1918

Abstract The disintegration of the tsarist police system in 1917 presented contemporaries with the challenge of creating an alternative and defining its purpose. This essay suggests that, despite the



‘Policing the Peelers’: Parliament, the Public, and the Metropolitan Police, 1829–33

The year 1833 was a difficult one for the Metropolitan Police. In August, the House of Commons convened two separate committees of inquiry to investigate alleged misconduct and abuses of authority

Policing Protest: The Control of Mass Demonstrations in Western Democracies

The way in which police handle political demonstrations is always potentially controversial. In contemporary democracies, police departments have two different, often conflicting aims: keeping the

Building Ideological Bridges and Inventing Institutional Traditions : Festivities and Commemorative Rituals in the Fascist and Nazi Police

This article analyses the employment of rituals of celebration and commemoration to ideologically and culturally bind police forces to the fascist and Nazi dictatorships. It considers public

A typology of nineteenth-century police.

  • C. Emsley
  • History, Political Science
    Crime, histoire & societes = Crime, history & societies
  • 1999
This essay suggests that three basic types of police developed in nineteenth-century Europe and argues that, in terms of accountability, control and form, state civilian, state military, and civilian municipal police can be delineated as Weberian ideal types.

Social Control in Victorian Britain

There is nothing particularly new about the observation that the social order in Britain was subjected to immense strains by the processes of urbanization and industrialization. It threatened at

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The International Police Assistance Board (IPAB) was established in 2008 with the declared aim of marketing the internationally respected brand of UK Police. Yet, there is no such entity as the UK

Auf der Suche nach dem Täter. Die öffentliche Dramatisierung von Verbrechen im Berlin des Kaiserreichs

This book examines the emergence of the urban crime in Berlin during the Imperial Period. First, the investigation focuses on the impact of publishing houses and how they developed editorial and

‘Mother, what did policemen do when there weren't any motors?’ The law, the police and the regulation of motor traffic in England, 1900–1939

  • C. Emsley
  • History, Law
    The Historical Journal
  • 1993
ABSTRACT The law had always been deployed by the police to regulate traffic, but the development of motor vehicles, travelling at much greater speeds than previous road traffic, constituted a problem

Hard Men: Violence in England since 1750

A follow-up to his 2001 biography, Churchill: A Study in Greatness, Geoffrey Best here focuses on the subject most associated with Winston Churchill’s life and career. Students and general readers,