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Police Community Support Officers : cultures and identities within pluralized policing

Author: Megan O'Neill
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
Series: Clarendon studies in criminology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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Police Community Support Officers: Cultures and Identities within Pluralised Policing presents the first in-depth ethnographic study of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) since the creation of the role in 2002. Situated within the tradition of police ethnographies, this text examines the working worlds of uniformed patrol support staff in two English police forces. Based on over 350 hours of direct  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan O'Neill
ISBN: 0198803672 9780198803676
OCLC Number: 1126679468
Description: xx, 172 pages 23 cm.
Contents: Context1: The widening police family, community policing and police culture2: Researching PCSOs in England and WalesThe PCSO3: What do PCSOs do?4: Becoming a PCSO and being institutionally undermined5: Police family dynamicsAnalysis6: PCSO culture in a pluralised field7: The culture of contemporary community and plural policing
Series Title: Clarendon studies in criminology
Responsibility: Megan O'Neill.

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An analysis of findings from a comprehensive observational study of police community support officers (PCSOs), examining the distinct culture of PCSOs, what relationships between PCSOs and police  Read more...

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