Policing in England and Wales is facing challenges and undergoing significant changes as a drive for professionalisation of police and the creation of a body of police knowledge to support the concept of policing as a profession is under way. In support of these changes, such institutions as the College of Policing are attempting to inculcate into the police force the concept of evidence-based practice, founded on quality research, including academic and practitioner-based research and evaluations.
|Title of host publication||Researching the police in the 21st century|
|Subtitle of host publication||International lessons from the field|
|Editors||James Gravelle, Colin Rogers|
|Place of Publication||London, UK|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 02 Sept 2014|