Police-community Relations and the Administration of Justice
Prentice Hall, 2000 - Criminal justice, Administration of - 402 pages
Substantive--yet accessible--this overview of police-community relations focuses on the importance of, and strategies for, positive interaction in dealing with the many turbulent issues which affect crime control in America today. The book addresses a challenge that all criminal justice practitioners--police, courts, and corrections--must confront...the development and maintenance of meaningful relationships with one another and with the citizens they serve. Topics include police-community relations--an overview; public relations and community relations--a contrast; community policing; the public and the police--a consortium of communities; relations within the police organization; police role concept in a changing society; coping with the human experience of being a cop; the communication process; police discretion and community relations; the media link; special populations and the police; community relations in the context of culture; the dilemmas of dissent and political response; conflict management; and community control--a continuum of participation. For police, court, corrections, and other criminal justice professionals.
47 pages matching personnel in this book
Results 1-3 of 47
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Processes Involved in the Activity
39 other sections not shown
action activities African Americans areas arrest Asian Asian Americans become behavior Birmingham Police Department Chinese Americans cities citizens commitment community control community policing community relations concept conflict cooperation courts crime prevention criminal justice system cultural decisions defined develop discretion discussed disorder dissent effective effective listener efforts elderly ethnic function gangs goals groups guidelines Hispanic Identify immigrants implementation increase individual interaction involved issues juvenile kinesics law enforcement lice minorities munity National Native Americans needs neighborhood officer's operations organizational paralanguage participation patrol perception person personnel Pima County police administrators police agencies Police Department police officers police organization police services police-community relations political Prentice Hall President problem-oriented policing problems protect proxemics public relations relations programs relationship response result role situations social society strategies tion U.S. Bureau United Upper Saddle River victim violence volunteers York