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Reflective Practice for Policing Students
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Reflective Practice for Policing Students


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February 2011 | 128 pages | Learning Matters
Reflective practice is a key element of both police training and police practice in the 21st century. This text provides an essential guide to reflective practice for all those studying for degrees and foundation degrees in policing. Taking an accessible and practical approach, the book considers four broad areas. It looks at what reflective practice is, including practical models of reflection, and discusses why it is important. It examines reflective practice within the specific context of policing through a range of case studies and examples, and considers the vital role of reflective practice as part of continuing professional development.
 
The Police Student: An Adult Learner
 
What is Reflective Practice?
 
The Importance of Values and Beliefs
 
Models of Reflection: A Practical Guide
 
The First Steps: Relating Theory to Practice
 
Strategies for Enhancing Reflection
 
Reflecting for Life: Planning a Successful Career

A useful text for probationer police officers

Mrs Helen Pepper
Department of Criminology, University of Teesside
September 18, 2012

A very useful and helpful guide

Thomas Considine
Policing/Criminology, Huddersfield University
August 17, 2012

A good guide for the front facing police officer in reflective practice

Ms Anne Eason
School of Social Studies, Northampton University
July 24, 2012

This book looks at what reflective practice is, including practical models of reflection, and discusses why it is important in policing. It considers the vital role of reflective practice as part of continuing professional development.

Mr Bernard Sheridan
Department of Policing, Central Lancashire University
June 27, 2012

Very relevant as "support" reference.

Steve Curtis
Criminology Department, Northampton University
June 15, 2012

Book has provided a key text for potential and current law enforcement personnel who are being introduced to the concept of reflective practice for the first time. The style is very user friendly, and has been received well by students. It contains relevant theory in the context of policing and should be an essential text for anyone considering HE policing qualifications.

Mr Barrie Sheldon
Department of Criminology, University of Teesside
April 17, 2012

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ISBN: 9781844458486
£21.99