Human Relations and Police Work / Edition 6

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Overview

Real-life stories test students’ abilities to problem solve! Interactive and stimulating, realistic and accurate, versatile and practical—these are some of the adjectives readers applied to the successful previous editions of Human Relations and Police Work. The Fourth Edition of this popular casebook continues to cover a broad range of police and law enforcement encounters and decision-making problems as it helps students identify more closely with these important facets of the criminal justice experience. Cases have been updated to reflect current issues that face today’s law enforcement officials. These issues include sexual harassment, minority recruitment, the homeless, hate crimes, and gay rights. Forty-nine thought-provoking scenarios allow readers to test how they would cope with each situation using their own methods and applying abstract concepts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577666516
  • Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/30/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Sect. I Police and the Community 1
Case 1 The Room at the End of the Hall 11
Case 2 Hot Dog 13
Case 3 Park Place 15
Case 4 Liberty and Justice for All 17
Case 5 No Espanol 19
Case 6 Community Policing: Network or Nightmare? 21
Case 7 Officer Friendly - Unfriendly Neighborhood 25
Case 8 Hate Crimes 28
Sect. II Family and Crisis Intervention 31
Case 1 Christmas Eve 43
Case 2 Between a Rock and a Hard Place 45
Case 3 Police Officer or Social Worker? 47
Case 4 Different Choices, Equal Protection? 49
Case 5 Honor Thy Father and Mother 51
Case 6 The Color of a Living Room 54
Case 7 Public Duty or Brotherhood? 56
Case 8 Double Bind 59
Sect. III The Police and Juveniles 61
Case 1 "I Sorry, Officer" 69
Case 2 Neighborhood Brat 71
Case 3 Boy with a Gun 73
Case 4 Cruisers 75
Case 5 Right Side of the Tracks - Wrong Side of the Law 78
Case 6 Homegrown Terrorism 81
Case 7 A Loving Father? 83
Case 8 Welcome Home? 86
Sect. IV The Police and the Emotionally Distressed 89
Case 1 A Victim of Rape? 97
Case 2 Police Psychologist 99
Case 3 "I Did It" 101
Case 4 A Christmas Wish 105
Case 5 Prominent Deviance 107
Case 6 The Chase 110
Case 7 No Job and No Hope 112
Case 8 Suicide by Cop 115
Sect. V Police Stress 117
Case 1 Decisions 127
Case 2 Eviction Notice 130
Case 3 A Trained Machine 133
Case 4 Family or Job? 136
Case 5 Civil Liability 139
Case 6 The School of Hard Knocks 141
Case 7 To Protect and Serve 143
Case 8 Off Duty or Off Limits? 146
Sect. VI Police Ethics 149
Case 1 Fringe Benefits 157
Case 2 Corrupt Community - Corrupt Police 160
Case 3 Super Cop 163
Case 4 Drop Gun 166
Case 5 Employment or Ethics? 168
Case 6 Constitutional Rights 170
Case 7 Sexual Harassment 173
Case 8 The Transmission of Justice 176
Sect. VII Police Administration and Supervision 179
Case 1 Mrs. James Thorton, III 188
Case 2 Good Officer - Poor Commander 191
Case 3 Burned-Out in Blue 194
Case 4 Chain of Command 197
Case 5 Discipline 200
Case 6 Minority Recruitment 203
Case 7 An Out-of-Shape Department 206
Case 8 Blue Flu 208
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