Community Policing: A Policing Strategy for the 21st Century

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2000 - Political Science - 321 pages
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This Textbook Discusses The Role Of Community-Oriented Policing, Including The Police Image, Public Expectations, Ethics In Law Enforcement, Community Wellness, Civilian Review Boards, And What The Community Can Do To Help Decrease Crime Rates. In Addition, The Author Covers Basic Interpersonal Skills And How These Might Vary According To The Race, Sex, Age, And Socioeconomic Group With Which The Officer Is Interacting. Finally, Students Learn How To Initiate New Programs In A Community, From The Planning Process And Community Involvement To Dealing With Management And Evaluating Program Success.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Understanding Police Culture
33
Chapter 3 Police Discretion Police Misconduct and Mechanisms
59
Chapter 4 Crime Prevention and Community Policing
82
Chapter 5 Concepts Strategies Experiments and Research Findings
116
Chapter 6 Communities Neighborhoods and Multiculturalism
151
Chapter 7 ProblemOriented Policing
174
Chapter 8 CommunityOriented Policing
197
Chapter 9 Organizational Change and Community Policing
221
Organizational Change
229
Obtaining Outside Support for Community Policing
237
Summary
244
Chapter 11Selected Approaches to Training and Planning
261
Chapter 12Distinctive Community Policing Programs
289
Chapter 13The Future of Community Policing
308
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Michael J. Palmiotto, Ph.D., is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Wichita State University, where he teaches courses on law enforcement.

Alison McKenney-Brown, J.D., is Director of the Midwest Criminal Justice Institute at Wichita State University.

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