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Keeping the Peelian spirit: resilience and spirituality in policing

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Keeping the Peelian spirit : resilience and spirituality in policing. / Hesketh, Ian; Ivy, Jonathan; Jonathan, Smith.

In: Police Journal, Vol. 87, No. 3, 09.2014, p. 154-166.

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Hesketh, Ian ; Ivy, Jonathan ; Jonathan, Smith. / Keeping the Peelian spirit : resilience and spirituality in policing. In: Police Journal. 2014 ; Vol. 87, No. 3. pp. 154-166.

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