Category Archives: Academia

Protestor Liaison – Academic Theory, Professional Practice

This is an article I wrote some time ago prior to starting to blog. I discovered it whilst researching another blog post. I hope you find it useful. ****************************************************************************** This article will look at how operational policing and academic research … Continue reading

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Tasers: Officer Safety Tool or Threat to Public Safety? A Critical Analysis

This blog is a response to an article written by Sophie Khan ‘Tasers: Officer Safety Tool or Threat to Public Safety?’ . I will use critical discourse analysis (CDA) to draw out the underlying meaning of the author and demonstrate … Continue reading

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The Best Kept Secret in Scottish Policing

Recently an officer thanked me for an input I had provided a few years ago on a public order course, when I shared the best kept secret in Scottish policing; Section 17(1)(a)(ii) Police (Scotland) Act 1967 it shall be the … Continue reading

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