Policing, Terrorism and the Conundrum of 'Community': A Northern Ireland Perspective

John Topping, jonny Byrne

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

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The book chapter examines the conundrums and contradictions for PSNI in delivering their community policing agenda within a post-conflict environment which simultaneously demands the delivery of counter-terrorism policing in view of the current dissident terrorist threat.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCounter-Terrorism: Community-Based Approaches to Terror Crime
EditorsBasia Spalek
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Print)9780230242135
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • terrorism
  • counter-terrorism
  • policing
  • conflict
  • paramilitaries
  • terrorist threat


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