Policing the police in the United Kingdom

Seneviratne, M. ORCID: 0000-0003-0885-1267, 2004. Policing the police in the United Kingdom. Policing and Society, 14 (4), pp. 329-347.

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In the three jurisdictions of the United Kingdom, the specialized mechanisms for dealing with complaints against the police do not conform to one single model, and they have varying degrees of external involvement and oversight. This article examines various models for police complaints and reviews the three systems operating in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. It concludes that the success of the system in Northern Ireland (the civilian control model) highlights the inadequacies of the other systems, and presents persuasive reasons for extending this model to other parts of the United Kingdom.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Policing and Society
Creators: Seneviratne, M.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Date: 2004
Volume: 14
Number: 4
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Law School
Record created by: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:42
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:36
URI: https://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/17013

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