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A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Timothy Brain


Encapsulating new policing developments under the Coalition government, this book examines the major reform proposals and reports brought in since May 2010, including the Winsor Report and the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review, and analyses what these changes mean for the future of policing in England and Wales. In the 1990s and 2000s the police service in England and Wales underwent profound change which saw massive increases in resources accompanied by increased centralism, a more business-like approach, and the proliferation of national objectives, targets, and strategic plans. The Coaliti ... More

Keywords: policing, police service, reform proposal, Winsor Report, Comprehensive Spending Review, England, Wales, decentralisation, crime commissioner, social tension

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684458
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy Brain, author
Former Chief Constable, Gloucestershire Police