Policing and Psychology

1st Edition

Nicholas Blagden
eISBN-13: 9780857254665

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This book draws on a range of psychological theories, concepts and research to explore the role and relevance of psychology to modern day policing. It focuses on key issues including psychological theories of criminal behaviour, interpersonal skills, stereotyping and prejudice, profiling,the psychological effects of crime on victims, and burnout and stress on offiers. The text is underpinned by reflectie activities and case studies encouraging a critical understanding of psychology applied to policing practice. This book provides an accessible and up-to-date textbook for those studying and teaching policing, psychology and criminology.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9780857254658, 9780857254658, 9780857254665, 0857254669
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Edition 1st