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A ‘Mirror’ and a ‘Motor’: Researching and Reforming Policing in an Age of Austerity

Martin Innes.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

January 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 4103 words.

This article explores the role of academic research in police reform efforts set against an increasingly challenging public policy funding climate. It suggests that research evidence can...

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‘<i>A Few Rotten Apples</i>’: A Review of Alleged Detainee Abuse by British Personnel in Iraq Following the Al Sweady Inquiry. Is There Still a Case to Answer?

Tim Wood.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12360 words.

Despite two lengthy public inquiries there remains uncertainty and suspicion about the conduct of British personnel towards Iraqi detainees during Op TELIC. The Al Sweady Inquiry rebuked...

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<i>ab initio</i>

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 42 words.

From the beginning. If a contract is void (say for *mistake) ab initio, this has the consequence

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abandonment

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 186 words.

1 The act of giving up a legal right, particularly a right of ownership of property. Property that has been

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abandonment

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 186 words.

1 The act of giving up a legal right, particularly a right of ownership of property. Property that has been

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abatement

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 72 words.

(of nuisances) The termination, removal, or destruction of a *nuisance. A person injured by a nuisance has a

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abatement

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 119 words.

1 (of debts) The proportionate reduction in the payment of debts that takes place if a person's assets are insufficient

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ABBOTT, John Martin (<i>born</i> 1949), Director General, National Criminal Intelligence Service, 1997–2003; Vice President, Interpol, 1999–2002

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; Law; Policing. 95 words.

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abduction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 142 words.

1 Wrongfully taking away or detaining another person, usually by force or fraud. See also child abduction; false imprisonment

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abduction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 187 words.

1 The wrongful taking away of a person. The offences connected with the abduction of women contained within the Sexual

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