Policing in Northern Ireland :

Rea, Desmond.

Policing in Northern Ireland : Delivering the New Beginning?. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (674 pages)

Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Policing in its Historical and Political Context -- 1.1 The Origins of Northern Ireland and its Police -- 1.2 The Troubles -- 1.3 The Peace Process -- 1.4 The Belfast Agreement of 10 April 1998 -- A New Beginning to Policing in Northern Ireland - The Report of The Independent Commission On Policing For Northern Ireland -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Accountability -- 2.3 District Policing Partnership Boards and Other Accountability Mechanisms -- 2.4 Policing with the Community -- 2.5 Human Resources Issues -- 2.6 Culture, Ethos, and Symbols -- 2.7 In Conclusion -- The Membership of the Independent Commission on Policing -- From Publication of the Independent Commission's Report to the Establishment of the Northern Ireland Policing Board -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Reactions to the Publication of the Independent Commission's Report -- 3.3 The British Government's Legislation -- 3.4 Discussions With Interested Parties -- 3.5 Political and Security Developments -- 3.6 Steps taken by the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Northern Ireland Office in Preparation for the Change Programme -- 3.7 The Advent of the Northern Ireland Policing Board -- Extract from the Weston Park text published by the Northern Ireland Office and the Department of Foreign Affairs on 1 August 2001 -- Section 3 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 -- The Members of the Policing Board -- 4.1 The Membership of the Policing Board -- 4.2 In Conclusion -- Accountability - In Theory and Practice -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Legislation Underpinning Accountability -- 5.3 The Tripartite Policing Structure in Northern Ireland -- 5.4 Respective Financial Accountabilities -- 5.5 Public Accountability - Public Meetings and Questioning of the Chief Constable. 5.6 The Evolution of the Handling of Accountability Issues -- 5.7 Accountability in Practice: Examples of Areas Probed by the Board -- 5.8 In Conclusion -- The Policing Board's Modus Operandi -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The Policing Board's Corporate Plan for 2002-2005 and its Code of Conduct -- 6.3 The Policing Board's Approach to Consultation and Communications -- 6.4 The Policing Board's Corporate Plan for 2005-2008 and Related Work -- 6.5 Reconstitution of the Policing Board in 2006 -- 6.6 Reconstitution of the Policing Board in 2007 -- 6.7 Personal and Personal Security Concerns -- 6.8 A Series of External and Internal Reviews of the Policing Board -- 6.9 In Conclusion -- The Policing Board's Evolving Committee Structure -- Police Emblem and Flag -- 7.1 The Independent Commission's Recommendations and Government Legislation -- 7.2 The Solution Reached by the Policing Board -- 7.3 In Conclusion -- Policing at District Level/ Policing with the Community -- 8.1 The Independent Commission Report and District Policing Partnerships -- 8.2 The Legislation in Relation to District Policing Partnerships -- 8.3 The Creation of Police Districts -- 8.4 The Establishment of District Policing Partnerships -- 8.5 The Roll-out of DPPs -- 8.6 Personal Security Challenges To District Policing Partnerships -- 8.7 Reconstitution of the District Policing Partnerships in 2005 and their Work -- 8.8 The Review of Public Administration -- 8.9 The 2007 Reconstitution of District Policing Partnerships -- 8.10 Policing with the Community -- 8.11 Community Engagement -- 8.12 The Relationship between District Policing Partnerships and Community Safety Partnerships, and the Replacement of Both by Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs) -- 8.13 Developments in Great Britain -- 8.14 In Conclusion -- The Principle of Consent and Affirmative Action. 9.1 The Principle of Consent -- 9.2 Affirmative Action -- 9.3 50:50 Recruitment to the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Role of the Policing Board -- 9.4 The Full Time Reserve -- 9.5 Recruitment of Part Time Officers -- 9.6 The Northern Ireland Policing Board and the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Human Resources Strategy -- 9.7 Diversity and Gender -- 9.8 In Conclusion -- Human Rights -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Human Rights and Policing -- 10.3 Human Rights and the Policing of Northern Ireland -- 10.4 The Legislation and the Updated Implementation Plan -- 10.5 The Practical Application -- 10.6 Leading Change -- 10.7 Ethics, equality and professional standards -- 10.8 The Board's Human Rights Monitoring Framework -- 10.9 Public Order and Human Rights -- 10.10 The First Human Rights Annual Report, March 2005 -- 10.11 Subsequent Developments -- 10.12 Registration of Notifiable Memberships -- 10.13 An Independent Assessment of the Board's Human Rights Function -- 10.14 In Conclusion -- Civil Unrest and Public Order Policing -- 11.1 The Context and Parades Issues -- 11.2 The European Convention on Human Rights Framework -- 11.3 The Policing Board and the Policing of Parades -- 11.4 The Position on Parades and Protests in Great Britain and the Read-Across from Northern Ireland -- 11.5 The Independent Commission's Recommendations and the Research Programme -- 11.6 The Introduction of Water Cannon and CS Incapacitant Spray in Northern Ireland and Other Consideration of Alternatives to the Plastic Baton Round -- 11.7 The Introduction of the Attenuating Energy Projectile (AEP) -- 11.8 The Introduction of the Taser in Northern Ireland -- 11.9 In Conclusion -- Personality Matters -- 12.1 Sir Ronnie Flanagan -- 12.2 Colin Cramphorn and the Policing Board's Selection of the Next Chief Constable -- 12.3 Sir Hugh Orde -- 12.4 Matt Baggott. 12.5 George Hamilton -- 12.6 In Conclusion -- Police Performance -- 13.1 Introduction: The Planning Process -- 13.2 Reviewing the Evidence -- 13.3 Detection Rates -- 13.4 Benchmarking Performance with Other Jurisdictions -- 13.5 Public Satisfaction with the Performance of the Police -- 13.8 Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) Best Value Studies -- 13.9 Performance -- 13.9 In Conclusion -- 13.A.1 Case Processing -- 13.A.2 Efficient Use of Police and Civilian Staff -- 13.A.3 Resolution of Cases by Police Discretion -- The PSNI Estate Strategy, Including the Police College -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 The Involvement of the Policing Board -- 14.3 The PSNI Estate Strategy of 2005 -- 14.4 The Closure of the Former Holding Centres -- 14.5 Taking Forward the PSNI Estate Strategy -- 14.6 The 'Police College' at Desertcreat -- 14.7 In Conclusion -- Individual Incidents and Cases that Impacted on the Policing Board -- 15.1 Introduction -- 15.2 Individual Incidents -- 15.3 In Conclusion -- Organised Crime and the Independent Monitoring Commission -- 16.1 Introduction -- 16.2 The Organised Crime Task Force -- 16.3 The Independent Monitoring Commission -- 16.4 In Conclusion -- The Police Oversight Commissioner -- 17.1 A Particular Form of Oversight… -- 17.2 The Oversight Commissioner: A Mechanism to Oversee Change -- 17.3 The Oversight Commissioner: His Methodology -- 17.4 The Oversight Commissioner: His Reports -- 17.5 The Oversight Commissioner: His Relationship with the Policing Board -- 17.6 The Significance of this Oversight Model for Other (Policing) Situations -- 17.7 In Conclusion -- Terms of Reference of the Oversight Commissioner (the revised text, as on the Oversight Commissioner's website) -- The American and International Dimensions -- 18.1 Introduction. 18.2 The Relationship between Northern Ireland and America Prior to the Belfast Agreement of April 1998 -- 18.3 The Relationship in the Time of the Policing Board -- 18.4 Policing a Divided Society - a Conference -- 18.5 Contacts with Other Bodies and Individuals -- 18.6 In Conclusion -- The Irish Dimension -- 19.1 Introduction -- 19.2 The Scope For Structured Cooperation In The Island Of Ireland -- 19.3 North-South Policing Cooperation Measures -- 19.4 Policing Developments in the Republic of Ireland -- 19.5 In Conclusion -- Dealing with the Past - an Intractable Problem? -- 20.1 Introduction and Background -- 20.2 The Omagh, Claudy and Enniskillen Bombings, to Name but Three -- 20.3 Initiating the Debate at the Policing Board and Beyond -- 20.4 The Consultative Group on the Past -- 20.5 The Reinvestigation of Unsolved Murders -- 20.6 In Conclusion -- Some Conclusions -- 21.1 The Principles of Policing -- 21.2 Contemporary Developments in Accountability in Great Britain and America -- 21.3 In Conclusion -- Index.

The extraordinary transformation of policing in Northern Ireland presented through the eyes of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

9781781387467


Police--Northern Ireland.


Electronic books.

HV8197.5.A3.R43 2014

363.20941599999998