Essay Questions

Prepare for exams and future essays with the questions below that align with key concepts discussed in the chapter. Try timing yourself as you write to practise in a mock exam environment. Create mindmaps of key themes, quotes and arguments you could include in an answer to use as a revision tool.

  1. To what extent are police histories reflected in public policing today?
  2. Evaluate the extent to which community policing is at the core of the contemporary public police mind-set
  3. What factors have led to the increased provision of private policing and security in England and Wales?
  4. What has been the impact of austerity on contemporary policing?
  5. To what extent has the police family changed over the last decade?