Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives / Edition 1

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Police worldwide are finding it increasingly difficult to prevent crime and maintain public safety and a sense of security while dealing with decreasing budgets and personnel. The exchange of effective crime fighting principles and proven best practices is crucial to helping them succeed. Drawn from the proceedings at the 2005 IPES meeting in the Czech Republic on effective crime prevention, this book addresses the impact of terrorism and transnational crime on law enforcement in the U.S. and Europe, the effects of democratic reforms on policing, and the positive influence of the unionization of police forces. It also reviews counterterrorism, border control, transnational criminality, measurement of police effectiveness, and the investigation of juvenile crimes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420078381
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/7/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 650
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

James F. Albrecht is presently serving in the joint United States and European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo as the police chief in charge of all critical criminal investigations. Chief Albrecht had previously been assigned to the United Nations Police in Kosovo (former Yugoslavia) as an intelligence analyst and United States liaison to the European Union Police. Albrecht is also a 20 year veteran of the New York Police Department (NYPD).

Founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) and founding editor of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, Dilip K. Das has authored, edited, and co-edited more than 30 books and numerous articles. He has traveled extensively throughout the world in comparative police research, as a visiting professor in various universities, for organizing annual conferences of the IPES, and as a humanrights consultant to the United Nations. Dr. Das has received several faculty excellence awards and was a distinguished faculty lecturer.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Critical Issues in European Law Enforcement

Global Law Enforcement and the Cosmopolitan Police Response: The Role of Situational Policing in Transnational Crime Prevention—An Example from Hungary; N. Conti, J. J. Nolan III, and Z. Molnar

The Impact of Information Systems and Technology on Police Investigative Effectiveness in Norway; P. Gottschalk and R. Glomseth

Challenges of Policing in the New Millennium: Reform of the Austrian Police Structure; M. Edelbacher

Part II: Contemporary Concerns: Policing in the United States and Canada

Legislation and Guidelines Addressing the Trafficking of Human Beings in the United States of America; L. K. Wight

Three Decades of Policing Reform in the New York City Police Department; J. F. Albrecht

Examining Community Policing Implementation in the United States; K. C. Wong

The Recruitment and Retention of Law Enforcement Personnel in the United States; D. W. Harper, Jr.

Building Bridges to Reduce Adolescent Crime and Disorder in American Schools: Integrating Restorative Justice with the School Resource Officer Model; C. Swanson and M. Owen

Suicide-by-Cop: Adding Stress to an Already Stressed Profession; Rick Parent

Part III: Paradigm Shifts: Policing as Democracy Evolves

Changes in the Police of Argentina as Democracy Progresses; S. Sal

Severe Challenges Continue in Policing Brazil during the Twenty-First Century; S. Husain and J. F. Albrecht

HIV and AIDS: Implications for Law Enforcement and Public Safety in South Africa; B. Meini

Improving Commitment and Productivity within the Nigerian Police; A. O. Aremu and A. A. Jones

Examining the Implications of Intelligence-Led Policing on Human Rights in South Africa: C. Bezuidenhout

Developing Democracy and the Rule of Law in the Republic of Cameroon; J. L. Messing

Traditional Ideologies Deter Progress in the Contemporary Justice Practices in Nigeria; R. D. Hanser and S. Mire

Part IV: Revising Traditional Law Enforcement in Asia to Meet Contemporary Demands

An Econometric Method of Allocating Police Resources in New Zealand; G. den Heyer, M. Mitchell, S. Ganesh, and C. Devery

The Public Perception on the Quality of Policing in Indonesia; A. Meliala

Policing Challenges in Turkey: Dealing with Honor Killings as Crime or as Culturally Accepted Norm; T. Icli

Law Enforcement in the Kingdom of Thailand: Addressing Ethical Dilemmas, Extremist Terrorism, and the Government Coup; A. Kuanliang and R. D. Hanser

Part V: The Positive Influence of Unionization on Police Professionalism

American Policing at a Crossroads: Are Police Unions Taking on the Challenge or Impeding Change? R. G. DeLord

The Canadian Professional Police Association: Promoting Accountability, Democracy, Justice, and Equality in Twenty-First Century Policing; D. Griffin

Developing Internal Democracy and Civil Rights within the South African Police Service: Police Labor Association Implementation; A. Witbooi

The Influence of the New Zealand Police Association on the Evolution of the Police, Policing, and the Law and Order Paradigm; G. O’Connor

Part VI: Significant Issues Facing Twenty-First Century Law Enforcement

From Border Control to Transnational Responsibility: An Example of Management Decision-Making in Explaining Police Practices; L. Karson

Child Abuse and Sex Crimes: Examining Police Officer Interview Techniques Involving Juvenile Victims; B. L. Guadagno and M. B. Powell

Public Perception of Police Effectiveness and Its Relationship with Crime and Fear of Crime: An International Study; S. M. Park and W. M. Oliver

Organizational Culture within the Norwegian Counterterrorism Unit: Heightened Responsibility and Stress Following Recent International Terrorist Attacks; R. Glomseth and P. Gottshalk



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