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An academic within the police – the similarities and the contradictions for degree-gate

I am hoping this blog doesn’t sound self-indulgent as that is certainly not my intention – it is also longer than my usual rants. However a couple of events this week have made me think about some similarities (perhaps) between … Continue reading

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A hope for change: views from the frontline

In this blog one of our in-service BSc Policing students talks very honestly about the state of the police and how he has seen some light for change… Over the last few months I have become exceptionally disengaged from the ‘job’ after … Continue reading

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On ‘stop and search’ and the confidence to be human

We are lucky enough to have been provided with some more insightful thoughts from Paul Clements, direct entry superintendent for City Police. In this latest blog, he writes about the need for fair treatment with ‘stop and search’.  I’ve never … Continue reading

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Does police officer morale have an impact on public perceptions of police legitimacy?

In this blog, Paul McKeever scholar Elena Collins discusses issues relating to police morale and asks police officers to get involved in her research.  I have just put down the phone after speaking to a friend.  Our conversation has left me … Continue reading

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