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Williams, Chris A. (2016). Risk on the Roads: Police, Motor Traffic and the Management of Space, c. 1900–50. In: Crook, Tom and Esbester, Mike eds. Governing Risks in Modern Britain: Danger, Safety and Accidents, c. 1800–2000. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 195–219.


Williams, Chris A. (2014). Police Control Systems in Britain, 1775–1975: From Parish Constable to National Computer. Manchester: Manchester University Press.


Williams, Chris A. ed. (2011). Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century. The History of Policing, 3. Farnham: Ashgate.

Williams, Chris A. (2011). Police governance – community, policing, and justice in the modern UK. Taiwan in Comparative Perspective, 3 pp. 50–65.


Williams, Chris (2010). Policing the Populace: The road to professionalisation. In: Kilday, Anne-Marie and Nash, David eds. Histories of Crime: Britain 1600-2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 160–179.

Williams, Chris A. (2010). Labelling and tracking the criminal in mid-nineteenth century England and Wales: The relationship between governmental and creating official numbers. In: Sætnan, Ann Rudinow; Lomell, Heidi Mork and Hammer, Svein eds. The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 157–171.


Williams, Chris A.; Patterson, James and Taylor, James (2009). Police filming English streets in 1935: the limits of mediated identification. Surveillance and Society, 6(1) pp. 3–9.


Williams, Chris A. (2008). Ideologies, structures and contingencies: writing the history of British criminal justice since 1975. Revue Francaise de Civilisation Britannique, 14(4) pp. 59–84.

Williams, Chris A. (2008). Constables for hire: the history of private 'public' policing in the UK. Policing and Society, 18(2) pp. 190–205.

Lawrence, Paul; Williams, Chris and Godfrey, Barry (2008). History and Crime. Key Approaches to Criminology. London: Sage.


Sinclair, Georgina and Williams, Chris (2007). 'Home and Away': The Cross-Fertilisation between 'Colonial' and 'British' Policing, 1921-85. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 35(2) pp. 221–238.

Godfrey, Barry S.; Williams, Chris A. and Lawrence, Paul (2007). History and Crime. Key approaches to criminology. London, UK: Sage.


Williams, Chris (2006). Police and the Law. In: Berger, Stefan ed. Blackwell Companion to Nineteenth Century Europe. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 345–354.

Williams, Chris and Emsley, Clive (2006). Beware of the Leopard? Police archives in Great Britain. In: Procter, M and Cook, M. G. eds. Political Pressure and the Archival Record. Chicago, UK: Society of American Archivists, pp. 227–235.


Williams, Chris A. (2004). The Sheffield Democrats' critique of criminal justice in the 1850s. In: Rodger, Richard and Colls, Robert eds. Cities of Ideas: Civil Society and Urban Governance in Britain 1800-2000. Historical Urban Studies. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, pp. 96–120.

Williams, Chris ed. (2004). Giving the past a future: preserving the heritage of the UK's Criminal Justice System. London, UK: Francis Boutle.


Williams, Chris (2003). Britain’s police forces: forever removed from democratic control? History and Policy

Williams, Chris A. (2003). Police surveillance and the emergence of CCTV in the 1960s. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 5(3) pp. 27–37.

Williams, Chris A. (2003). Catégorisation et stigmatisation policières á Sheffield au milieu du XIXe siècle [Numbering crimes and measuring space: policing Sheffield in the mid-nineteenth century]. Revue d'Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, 50(1) pp. 104–125. file


Williams, Chris (2000). Counting crimes or counting people: some implications of mid-nineteenth century British police returns. Crime, History and Societies, 4(2) pp. 77–93.

Williams, Chris (2000). Expediency, authority and duplicity: reforming Sheffield’s police 1832-1840. In: Morris, Robert J. and Trainor, Richard H. eds. Urban Governance: Britain and Beyond since 1750. Historical Urban Studies. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, pp. 115–127.

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