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    Defund – not defend – the police: a response to Fleetwood and Lea

    McElhone, Megan and Kemp, T. and Lamble, Sarah and Moore, J.M. (2023) Defund – not defend – the police: a response to Fleetwood and Lea. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice , ISSN 2059-1101.

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    We argue that defunding the police is necessary to address fundamental and systemic problems plaguing British policing. We do so in response to an article written by Fleetwood & Lea (2022), published in this journal, claiming that ‘defunding the police does not translate well to the UK’ (p.172).


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Race and Law, Centre for Research on
    Depositing User: Megan Mcelhone
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2022 10:37
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:18


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