The Governance of Policing and Security: Ironies, Myths and Paradoxes (Crime Prevention and Security Management) (Hardcover)

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The Governance of Policing and Security: Ironies, Myths and Paradoxes (Crime Prevention and Security Management) (Hardcover)

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Policing today involves many different state and non-state actors. This book traces the process of 'unbounding' policing, exploring the way that boundaries between public policing, regulators, inspectorates, intelligence services and private security are blurring, and the impact this will have on governance.
BOB HOOGENBOOM is Professor of Policing and Security Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and Professor of Forensic Business Studies, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, The Netherlands and also Advisor to the Dutch Police Academy. As an historian the author developed an interest in policing. He has published on policing, inspectorates, regulators, intelligence and private security. He is a member of the Netherlands Intelligence Study Association and worked for universities, the private sector (forensic accounting) and teaches policing at the Dutch Police Academy.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230542655
ISBN-10: 0230542654
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 12th, 2010
Pages: 236
Language: English
Series: Crime Prevention and Security Management