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Dr Graham Smith - publications

List of publications

Authored book

  • Graham Smith, Harry Hagger Johnson, Chris Roberts. Disproportionality in Police Professional Standards. Greater Manchester Police, 2012. eScholarID:170650

Book contribution

  • Graham Smith. "Shoot-To-Kill Counter-Suicide Terrorism." In Counter-Terrorism and State Political Violence, ed. Scott Poynting and Dave Whyte, London: Routledge, 2012. eScholarID:140584
  • Smith, G. "What's law got to do with it? some reflections on the police in light of developments in New York City." In Hard Cop/Soft Cop, ed. R Hopkins Burke, Cullompton, Devon: Willan, 2004. eScholarID:3b3281

Journal article

  • Graham Smith, Harry Hagger Johnson, Chris Roberts. "Ethnic minority police officers and disproportionality in misconduct proceedings." Policing and Society(2014) . eScholarID:221515 | DOI:10.1080/10439463.2014.895349
  • Hagger Johnson, H., Smith, G. and Roberts, C. "Disproportionality in Internal Misconduct and Counter-Corruption Proceedings in Three English Police Services." Policing 7, no. 4(2013) : 359-369. eScholarID:213972
  • Graham Smith. "Smith, G. (2013). Oversight of the police and residual complaints dilemmas: independence, effectiveness and accountability deficits in the United Kingdom." Police Practice and Research 14, no. 2(2013) : 92-103. eScholarID:188184
  • Graham Smith. "Shoot to Kill: Police Accountability, Firearms and Fatal Force." British Journal of Criminology(2012) . eScholarID:153054 | DOI:10.1093/bjc/azs005
  • Smith, G. "Why Don't More People Complain Against the Police?" European Journal of Criminology 6:3(2009) . eScholarID:1b6903 | DOI:10.1177/1477370809102167
  • Smith, G. "The European Commissioner for Human Rights Police Complaints Initiative." Justice of the Peace 172:25(2008) : 399-400. eScholarID:1b6905
  • Smith, G. "Book review, 'The New World of Police Accountability'." Criminal Justice 6:1(2006) : 153-5. eScholarID:1b6890 | DOI:10.1177/146680250600600111
  • Smith, G. "Police complaints in the reform era." Criminal Justice Matters 63(2006) : 26-27. eScholarID:1b5892 | DOI:10.1080/09627250608553114
  • Smith, G. "A Most Enduring Problem: Police Complaints Reform in England and Wales." Journal of Social Policy 35(1)(2005) : 121-141. eScholarID:1b3433 | DOI:10.1017/S0047279405009323
  • Smith, G. "Police : Duty of care to victims and witnesses." Journal of Criminal Law 69 (4)(2005) . eScholarID:1b5893 | DOI:10.1350/jcla.2005.69.4.318
  • Smith, G. "Police governance: power of Home Secretary to require police authority to suspend Chief Constable." Journal of Criminal Law 68 (6)(2004) . eScholarID:1b5894
  • Smith, G. "Rethinking Police Complaints." British Journal of Criminology 44(1)(2004) : 15-33. eScholarID:1b3434 | DOI:10.1093/bjc/44.1.15
  • Smith, G. "Actions for Damages Against the Police and the Attitudes of Claimants." Policing and Society 13(4)(2003) : 413-422. eScholarID:1b3435 | DOI:10.1080/1043946032000104481
  • Smith, G. "'Police Wrongdoing' - Review Essay of four titles." Policing and Society 12:2(2002) : 163-172. eScholarID:1b6892
  • Smith, G. "'Policing, Ethics and Human Rights - Book Review'." Journal of Forensic Psychiatry 13:1(2002) : 193-197. eScholarID:1b6893
  • Smith, G. "Reasonable suspicion: time for a re-evaluation?" International Journal of the Sociology of Law 30 (1)(2002) : 1-16. eScholarID:1b5895 | DOI:10.1016/S0194-6595(02)00015-1
  • Smith, G. "Police Complaints and Criminal Prosecutions." Modern Law Review 64(3)(2001) : 372-392. eScholarID:1b3436 | DOI:10.1111/1468-2230.00326
  • Smith, G. "The police complaints process: a means for identifying rotten apples or satisfying grievances?" The Criminal Lawyer(2000) . eScholarID:1b5896
  • Smith, G. "'Constabulary Independence'." New Law Journal(1999) . eScholarID:1b6899
  • Smith, G. "'Double Trouble'." New Law Journal(1999) . eScholarID:1b6897
  • Smith, G. "'The Butler Report: an opportunity missed?'." New Law Journal(1999) . eScholarID:1b6895
  • Smith, G. "The legacy of the Stoke Newington scandal." International Journal of Police Science and Management 2 (2)(1999) : 156-163. eScholarID:1b5897
  • Smith, G. "Layiing down the law: the police, the courts and legal accountability." International Journal of the Sociology of Law 26(1998) : 419-435. eScholarID:1b5898
  • Smith, G. "'Damages limitation exercise'." New Law Journal(1997) . eScholarID:1b6901
  • Smith, G. "'The DPP and prosecutions of police officers'." New Law Journal(1997) . eScholarID:1b6900

Conference contribution

  • Smith, G. 1991. A crime is a crime is a crime. In Royal Commission on Criminal Justice, Hackney Community Defence Association. eScholarID:2b1481

Working paper

  • Ellen, D., Fegan, F., Hassell, K., Munk, T., Schafheutle, E., Sefton, L. and Smith, G. "Disproportionality in the Professions: Working together to respond to discrimination and prejudice in the workplace."(2013) . eScholarID:213964


  • Smith, G. Police Complaints Commission: Independent From Whom?, Criminal Justice Matters 47. 2002.
  • Smith, G. 'Playing politics with the law', Legal Action, November. 1996.