Shooting to Kill by Peter Squires
Policing, Firearms and Armed Response

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Shooting to Kill? Policing, Firearms and Armed Response explores the dilemma of armed response policing in the UK, and policing in a gun culture. Offers the first critical exploration of the ACPO code of guidance on Police Use of Firearms and other tactical manualsIncludes interviews with senior police firearms managers and critical case studies of police firearms incidentsFeatures the first in-depth, academic analysis of the Stockwell shooting incident and the Kratos policyProvides a review of key developments in armed response policing around the worldDescribes the crucial phases in armed response policy development in Britain and explores the consequences of arming the police

About Peter Squires

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Peter Squires is Professor of Criminology and Public Policy at the University of Brighton. He has published a number of books, including Gun Culture or Gun Control and Community Safety. Squires’ recent work has focused upon gun crime and policing, and gangs and anti-social behaviour.Peter Kennison was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Criminology and Sociology at Middlesex University. He was also Undergraduate Programme Leader for Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Policing. Kennison was a police officer in London for over 25 years.
Published August 24, 2010 by Wiley. 251 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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