Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving / Edition 6
  • Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving / Edition 6
  • Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving / Edition 6

Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving / Edition 6

by Linda S. Miller, Kären M. Hess, Christine M. H. Orthmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435488687

ISBN-13: 9781435488687

Pub. Date: 01/07/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, this comprehensive book provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After a thorough introduction to the history and philosophy of the movement that has profoundly shaped modern police operations, the authors strongly emphasize practical strategies and essential…  See more details below

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With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, this comprehensive book provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After a thorough introduction to the history and philosophy of the movement that has profoundly shaped modern police operations, the authors strongly emphasize practical strategies and essential skills to help you apply effective, real-world problem solving within your community. The seventh edition maintains this trusted book's proven strengths while introducing valuable updates and innovations, including new material on key trends and practices such as community and officer diversity, ethics and corruption, CompStat and hot-spot policing, and citizen oversight of police, as well as new features exploring the impact and importance of technology. Practical, engaging, and current, this one-of-a-kind text is also supported by a full range of supplemental learning tools, making it an indispensible resource aspiring and active law enforcement professionals alike.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435488687
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/07/2010
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
545
Sales rank:
1,052,527
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Evolution of Community Policing. 2. Inside Police Agencies: Understanding Mission and Culture. 3. Understanding and Involving the Community. 4. Problem Solving: Proactive Policing. 5. Implementing Community Policing. Part II: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AND TRUST. 6. Communicating with a Diverse Population. 7. Building Partnerships: A Cornerstone of Community Policing. 8. Forming Partnerships with the Media. Part III: COMMUNITY POLICING IN THE FIELD: COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS. 9. Early Experiments in Crime Prevention and the Evolution of Community Policing Strategies. 10. Safe Neighborhoods and Communities: From Traffic Problems to Crime. 11. Community Policing and Drugs. 12. Bringing Youths into Community Policing. 13. The Challenge of Gangs: Controlling Their Destructive Force. 14. Understanding and Preventing Violence. 15. Understanding and Preventing Terrorism. 16. What Research Tells Us and a Look to the Future.

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