Terrorizing police: Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives

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Terrorizing police : Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives. / Sausdal, David.

I: European Journal of Criminology, 2021.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

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Sausdal, D 2021, 'Terrorizing police: Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives', European Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370819874449

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Sausdal, D. (2021). Terrorizing police: Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives. European Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370819874449

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Sausdal D. Terrorizing police: Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives. European Journal of Criminology. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/1477370819874449

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Sausdal, David. / Terrorizing police : Revisiting ‘the policing of terrorism’ from the perspective of Danish police detectives. I: European Journal of Criminology. 2021.

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