Applied Community Policing in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Applied Community Policing in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Dennis J. Stevens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205332226

ISBN-13: 9780205332229

Pub. Date: 07/08/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This exciting new community policing book and accompanying casebook focus on the realities of policing strategy and shows how these strategies impact American neighborhoods. This text takes an insightful look at how community policing strategies can be tailored to meet the new challenges caused by terrorist alerts and cultural changes within the U

Overview

This exciting new community policing book and accompanying casebook focus on the realities of policing strategy and shows how these strategies impact American neighborhoods. This text takes an insightful look at how community policing strategies can be tailored to meet the new challenges caused by terrorist alerts and cultural changes within the U.S. Students will also explore the principal concepts of community policing and their relationship to culture, communities, and social order. Applied Community Policing in the 21st Century distinguishes itself from other policing texts in that it is rich with real life expectations of people who experience various forms of community police efforts every day. The text integrates measurements of community policing efforts and conclusions that are based on a wealth of research conducted by the author. Designed for anyone interested in policing and community policing, as well as the field of criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205332229
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/08/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Each chapter begins with “Key Terms,” “Chapter Outline,” and an introduction, and ends with “Summary,” “Do You Know? Summary,” “Additional Readings,” and “Endnotes.”

PART I.

1. Policing History and Community Policing.

History of Policing.

American Police Experiences.

Community Policing.

Planning for the Future.

Recommended Readings.

2. Police Power, Order and Law, and Police Response.

Gaining Community Acceptance and Professional Status.

Grass Roots Politics.

Defining Social Order.

Responses of the Criminal Justice Community.

Community Changes and Police Practices.

Social Disorder.

Talking About Crime.

The Fear of Crime and Social Disorder.

Residents, Fear of Crime and Outcomes.

3. Culture, Social Class and Population Change.

Culture.

Social Class in a Stratified Society.

Population Changes.

Poverty.

Eurocentrism.

4. Cities, Neighborhoods and Communities.

Cities.

Subcultural Perspective.

Urban Social Relationships.

Neighborhood.

Community.

5. Thinking About Behavior.

Why Study Behavior?

Theory or Ideas.

Psychological Models.

Sociological Perspectives.

Behavioral Websites.

6. Thinking About Police Culture and Police Management.

Police Culture.

Socialization.

Leadership.

Community Police Rationale and Importance of Managerial Style.

Total Quality Management.

PART II.

7. Testing Police Strategies.

Fixed Measurements.

Explicit Tests.

Test It.

Stage Two: Design Your Test and Identify Your Sample.

Stage Three: Gather and Process Information.

Stage Four: Results.

Stage Five: Analysis of the Results (Conclusion).

Appendix I Web Search Tutorials.

Appendix II Evaluating Hits.

Search Tools & References.

Definitions of Search Functions.

Appendix III Internet Tools.

Appendix IV Survey.

8. Testing Police Strategies in Eight Jurisdictions.

Design.

Rating Police Behavior.

Serious Neighborhood Problems.

Oversight Committees and Information.

Community Municipal Services.

Conclusions.

9. Testing Police Strategies in Boston and Columbus.

Boston.

Columbus, Ohio.

Testing Police Performance.

Columbus.

Boston.

10. Problem Oriented Policing.

Purpose of this Chapter.

Problem Oriented Policing.

11. Saturation Patrol, Zero Tolerance, Refugees, and the Elderly.

Saturation Patrol: Charlotte, North Carolina.

University of Illinois Chicago.

Zero Tolerance: New York City Police Department.

National Night Out.

Marketing Community Policing: Cincinnati Police Department.

Police Refugees and Immigrants.

Roanoke City Virginia Police Department.

Chelsea Massachusetts Police Department and Conflict Intervention Unit.

Technology Activities.

COMPSTAT: New York City Police Department.

Nuisance Properties: DC, Chicago, Fayetteville.

Community Oriented Prosecution, Chicago Style.

What Is Community Prosecution?

TRIAD, A Program for the Elderly.

12. Family and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Domestic Violence.

Family Violence Is Leading Offense.

Community Notification Act.

13. Youth, Drugs and Alcohol.

Overview of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Overview: Drugs and School.

14. The Fear of Crime and Homicide.

Fear of Crime.

The Fear of Crime and Homicide.

Repeat Offenders Programs.

Recommendations.

15. Police Function and Change.

Changing a Way of Life.

In Closing.

Websites.

References.

About the Author.

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