Corrupt and confused?
26 August 2011
Prof Martin Innes
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In an influential new article, Professor Martin Innes considers the police response to a summer of upheaval.
Writing a major article for the policy magazine, Prospect, Professor Innes, Universities’ Police Science Institute at Cardiff University (UPSI), traces the delicate balance between control and consent which police have had to manage since the days of Sir Robert Peel.