This paper explores structures of police authority which seek legitimacy though consensus and respect within the ideology of community policing. Respect may be presented as one of the principal, voluntary bonding relationships within any community, and is proposed as a key to analysing the prevention and control potential of policing strategies. Shaming comes into the picture as an indicator of the impact of police authority within different community/cultural settings. While reintegration makes sense in terms of community symbolism, the significance of policing as part of the reintegrative process depends on its status and interaction with community interests.
Criminal Procedure | Law and Society
Law, Society and Governance
Current Issues in Criminal Justice
University of Sydney, Institute of Criminology
Police Authority, Respect and Shaming. (1993). Current Issues in Criminal Justice. 5, (1), 29-41. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/2005
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