Lessons of history

Keeping politics out of policing

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  • Published 20170727
  • ISBN: 9781925498417
  • Extent: 264pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

If he were allowed contact with foreigners he would discover that they are creatures similar to himself and that most of what he has been told about them
is lies. The sealed world in which he lives would be broken, and the fear, hatred,
and self-righteousness on which his morale depends might evaporate.

George Orwell, 1984

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Nigel Powell

Following a career as a police officer, Nigel Powell has worked with investigatory and oversight organisations, including the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the NSW Independent...

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