Praise for the second edition:
This is an authoritative introduction to the debates, issues and developments that define contemporary policing in the UK. The range and level of practical engagement ensures that the second edition is an excellent 'must read' resource for all undergraduate students of policing.
City University London
Delving into the real issues of policing, and fully updated to cover recent changes in the field, the acclaimed Introduction to Policing, Third Edition is the introduction to your Police Studies course.
As well as providing students with an account of the history of the police, Michael Rowe addresses the most current topics and provides all the tools needed to successfully take a critical view of policing.
The third edition includes:
Significant discussion of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC), the London Riots and the Mark Duggan caseAn updated accompanying website with web links, expanded case studies and links to free journal articlesHelpful learning features including key terms, learning objectives, summaries, self-check questions, annotated further reading and a glossary