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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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    Abstract

    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).

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Law > Criminology
    Research Centres and Institutes: Race and Law, Centre for Research on
    Depositing User: Megan McElhone
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2022 10:37
    Last Modified: 01 Feb 2023 16:43
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/49440

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