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Policing at the TopThe Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers$
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Bryn Caless

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781447300168

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.001.0001

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‘The golden finger’: getting and keeping the top jobs

‘The golden finger’: getting and keeping the top jobs

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(p.43) Two ‘The golden finger’: getting and keeping the top jobs
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Policing at the Top
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Bryn Caless

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.003.0003

Some police officers think that their rise to the top was pre-destined, others that they came to senior promotion very late. This chapter describes the processes by which they became aware of their potential, the poor levels of representation of women in the top ranks, security and unease in these command jobs and work-life balance (or lack of it) among chief police officers.

Keywords:   promotion potential, gender imbalance, unease, work-life balance

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