Critical Issues in Policing: Contemporary Readings / Edition 5

Critical Issues in Policing: Contemporary Readings / Edition 5

by Roger G. Dunham, Geoffrey P. Alpert
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577663527

ISBN-13: 9781577663522

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

This anthology provides access to crucial information about how policing has evolved to be what it is today; what makes policing and the police organization unique; public conceptions about the police; and the effects of current trends in training, community-oriented policing, and use of high-tech information systems. In-depth coverage offers readers the chance to…  See more details below

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This anthology provides access to crucial information about how policing has evolved to be what it is today; what makes policing and the police organization unique; public conceptions about the police; and the effects of current trends in training, community-oriented policing, and use of high-tech information systems. In-depth coverage offers readers the chance to gain a vivid understanding of the issues confronting law enforcement personnel, policy makers, and the public.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577663522
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

1The foundation of the police role in society1
2The development of the American police : an historical overview20
3Census of state and local law enforcement agencies, 2000, and LEMAS, 2000 - highlights41
4Law enforcement training : changes and challenges71
5Police discretionary behavior : a study of style89
6Policing and reflection106
7Police response to persons with mental illness115
8How police supervisory styles influence patrol officer behavior131
9Traditional and innovative police responses to domestic violence141
10Information technology innovations in policing172
11Introduction to early intervention systems184
12Compstat : an analysis of an emerging police managerial paradigm201
13Geographic information systems : applications for police217
14Breeding deviant conformity : the ideology and culture of police231
15Addressing police misconduct : the role of citizen complaints258
16Ethics and law enforcement280
17Law enforcement agency responses to racially biased policing and the perceptions of its practice304
18An afrocentric perspective on policing325
19Women officers on the move350
20Broken windows375
21"Broken windows" and fractured history : the use and misuse of history in recent police patrol analysis388
22Community policing : elements and effects401
23Problem-oriented policing419
24The split-second syndrome and other determinants of police violence435
25What we know about police use of force451
26Police use of deadly force : how courts and policy-makers have misapplied Tennessee v. Garner468
27Police operational management : rethinking the legal shell game492
28Gender and police stress : the convergent and divergent impact of work environment, work-family conflict, and stress coping mechanisms of female and male police officers509
29Toward an understanding of the physical hazards of police work533

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