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Bibliographical noteJohn Topping is a lecturer in criminology at Queen’s University, Belfast and Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. His research interests centre around police reform, practice, and accountability, along with stop and search and public order policing. He has over a decade of research and consultancy experiences with all the policing institutions in Northern Ireland and is currently Chairperson of Community Restorative Justice Ireland.
Ben Bradford is Director of the Institute for Global City Policing at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science. His research interests include procedural justice theory, public trust, and police legitimacy. His book, Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy, was published in 2017; he is also editor, along with Beatrice Jauregui, Ian Loader and Jonny Steinberg, of the SAGE Handbook of Global Policing (2016).
- Police Service of Northern Ireland
- Stop and search
- social control
- Children's Rights
- police powers
- police practice
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John Topping (Invited speaker)05 Nov 2021
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited or keynote talk at national or international conferenceFile
John Topping (Advisor)09 Mar 2021
Activity: Membership types › Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel
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