Policing in England and Wales, 1918-39: The fed, flying squads and forensics

Keith Laybourn, David Taylor

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An examination of the modernization of the English and Welsh police during the interwar years, focusing upon the increasing professionalization of the police, the Federation, forensic work and the growth of traffic policing. The authors challenge the established viewpoint by arguing that this period saw significant changes in policing.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages256
ISBN (Electronic)9780230305984
ISBN (Print)9780230232457, 9781349312757
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2011


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