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What further options might work in boosting the police capacity to handle urban disorders and riot emergencies? The pros and cons of a bigger police reserve, curfews, and army deployments

By Danielle Moran, Amy Mollett and Christopher Gilson


With Parliament debating how to avoid future riots getting out of hand, and with a strained weekend expected in London and other main cities, attention has moved on from the knee-jerk ‘get tough’ responses to whether there are practical steps that could by taken to genuinely enhance police capacity. Danielle Moran, Amy Mollett and Chris Gilson look at the three front-runner options in preparing better for future emergencies

Topics: DA Great Britain, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, JA Political science (General), JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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