This issues of Economic Affairs investigates why, despite increased levels of spending and the recruitment of extra officers, Britain’s policing system is failing to protect the public from crime.
Violent crime has reached record levels and overall crime rates remain ten times higher than in 1950. After analysing the evidence the studies provide a series of practical policy recommendations that promise to transform British policing and dramatically reduce crime.
The sample article, Policing for the people , by the Rt. Hon. David Davis MP, Shadow Home Secretary, can be downloaded free of charge by clicking the link at the top right.
Policing a liberal society by John Blundell ( editorial )
Policing a liberal society by John Blundell
A people's police for the twenty-first century: a reply to Blundell by