Book The great British bobby : a history of British policing from the 18th century to the present / Clive Emsley.
Publication year: 2010
Media class: Book
Edition: Updated ed.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781849161978 (pbk.) :
Previous ed.: 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Acknowledgements. List of illustrations. Introduction. Policing Georgian Liberty. The First Bobbies, 1829-1860. Country Cousins: Policing outside London, 1839-1860. Further Afield: A United Kingdom, an Empire and Two Models. 'An Institution Rather than a Man': The Victorian Police Officer, 1860-1880. Hard Men and Harder Coppers: Bobby on the Front Line, 1860-1914. War, Women and Wages: Policing the Home Front, 1914-1918. Good Cop, Bad Cop: Bobby Between the Wars, 1919-1939. A New War, a New World, 1939-1970. Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same. Appendix: Timeline of main legislative and institutional changes. Abbreviations in the Notes. Notes. Index.
Extent: xii, 338 p.,  p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
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Emsley traces the development of Britain's forces of law and order from the early watchmen to the technological police services of today. He examines in detail the Police Acts of 1839, the introduction of women police officers and the Macpherson report of 1999 into the death of Stephen Lawrence.