Community Policing: A Police-Citizen Partnership

Community Policing: A Police-Citizen Partnership

by Michael J. Palmiotto
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415889759
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2011
Series:
Criminology and Justice Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Police History Relevant to Community Policing 2. Understanding Police Culture 3. Police Discretion, Police Misconduct, and Mechanisms to Control Police Misconduct 4. Crime Prevention and Community Policing 5. Concepts, Strategies, Experiments, and Research Findings That Have Influenced Community Policing 6. Communities, Neighborhoods, and Multiculturalism 7. Problem-Oriented Policing 8. Community-Oriented Policing 9. Organizational Change and Community Policing 10. Planning the Implementation of Community Policing 11. Selected Approaches to Training and Planning 12. Distinctive Community Policing Programs 13. The Future of Community Policing

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