Policing images : policing, communication and legitimacy /

Documenting and explaining the activities in which the police engage to construct and project images of policing, this book draws upon first-hand research and includes a detailed look at police press and public relations officers at work.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mawby, Rob C.
Format: eBook
Published: Cullompton, Devon, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2002.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. A history of police image work 1829-1987
  • 2. The professionalisation of police image work since 1987
  • 3. Police legitimacy, communication and the public sphere
  • 4. The national picture : systems of police image work
  • 5. One force and its image
  • 6. Press and public relations officers at work
  • 7. Image work in routine policing
  • 8. Image work, police work and legitimacy.