Perspectives on policing: from crime fighting to public protection – the shaping of police officers’ sense of role

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Perspectives on policing: from crime fighting to public protection – the shaping of police officers’ sense of role

This paper by Dr Sarah Charman presents findings from research conducted by the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth on new recruits’ evolving attitudes to the role of police officer in the early years of their careers and the key influences driving these changes.

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Dr Sarah Charman
Reader in Criminology and Distance Learning Undergraduate Programme Area Leader
Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
University of Portsmouth

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