Trajectories of Policing in Ireland: Similarities, Differences, Convergences
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|Title:||Trajectories of Policing in Ireland: Similarities, Differences, Convergences||Authors:||Mulcahy, Aogán||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8128||Date:||1-Dec-2015||Abstract:||This chapter examines the trajectories of policing in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. I consider the origins and development of policing in each jurisdiction; the dynamics of police-community relations; the crises and challenges that arose for each police force; and the reform measures put in place to address these. Through this analysis, I suggest that while clear differences are evident – particularly arising from political division – there are also underlying similarities. Moreover, the ongoing peace process has increased the prospects for greater convergence between policing arrangements north and south. I conclude by considering the wider lessons that policing in Ireland has for issues of accountability, legitimacy and police-community relations.||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||Routledge||Keywords:||Police Service of Northern Ireland; PSNI; An Garda Siochána||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Is part of:||Healy, D., Hamilton, C., Daly, Y. and Butler, M. (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology|
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