Community Policing: International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives

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Dominique Wisler, Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe
CRC Press, Jun 10, 2009 - Computers - 328 pages
Community-oriented policing (COP) is the ideology and policy model espoused in the mission statements of nearly all policing forces throughout the world. However, the COP philosophy is interpreted differently by different countries and police forces, resulting in practices that may in fact run far afield of the community-based themes of partnership
 

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Contents

Community Policing in Comparison
1
The Case of South Africa Since Democratization in 1994
19
The Development of Sungusungu in Northern Tanzania
57
The Case of Informal Policing in Nigeria
81
Control of the Citizens
103
The Vicissitudes of the Development of a Police Model
125
Chapter 7 Patterns of Community Policing in Britain
149
Social Control through Image Management
167
Working with the Community to Strengthen Policing in Victoria Australia
189
Chapter 10 A Chinese Theory of Community Policing
215
Chapter 11 The Police Community and Community Justice Institutions in India
257
Chapter 12 Community Policing and Police Reform in Latin America
289
Authors
311
Index
315
Back cover
327
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Dominique Wisler is a United Nations consultant in Troinex, Switzerland. Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe is a professor at Texas Southern University in Houston.

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