Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society / Edition 5

Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society / Edition 5

by Robert M. Shusta M.P.A., Deena R. Levine M.A., Herbert Z. Wong Ph.D., Aaron T. Olson M.Ed.
     
 

MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT: STRATEGIES FOR PEACEKEEPING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY, 5/e explains how the influences of culture, race, and ethnicity impact law enforcement and the communities they serve. Known for its breadth of coverage, this classic text addresses a variety of populations and includes new material on the mentally ill, the homeless, gangs,

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MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT: STRATEGIES FOR PEACEKEEPING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY, 5/e explains how the influences of culture, race, and ethnicity impact law enforcement and the communities they serve. Known for its breadth of coverage, this classic text addresses a variety of populations and includes new material on the mentally ill, the homeless, gangs, immigrants, Native Americans, multiracial groups, and cross-cultural communications styles. Using cases, guidelines, and protocols, it focuses on the contact police officers and civilian employees have with the community and stresses the importance of cultural awareness, understanding and respect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135050880
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/20/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
160,103
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT

1.¿¿¿¿¿ Multicultural Communities: Challenges for Law Enforcement

2.¿¿¿¿¿ The Changing Law Enforcement Agency: A Microcosm of Society

3.¿¿¿¿¿ Multicultural Representation in Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion

4.¿¿¿¿¿ Cross-Cultural Communication for Law Enforcement

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PART II: CULTURAL SPECIFICS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

5.¿¿¿¿¿ Law Enforcement Contact with Asian/Pacific Americans

6.¿¿¿¿¿ Law Enforcement Contact with African Americans

7.¿¿¿¿¿ Law Enforcement Contact with Latino/Hispanic Americans

8.¿¿¿¿¿ Law Enforcement Contact with Arab Americans and Other Middle Eastern Groups

9.¿¿¿¿¿ Law Enforcement Contact with Native Americans

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PART III: MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ELEMENTS IN TERRORISM AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

10.¿ Multicultural Law Enforcement and Terrorism, Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness

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PART IV: RESPONSE STRATEGIES FOR CRIMES MOTIVATED BY HATE/BIAS AND RACIAL PROFILING

11.¿ Hate/Bias Crimes: Victims, Laws, Investigations, and Prosecutions

12.¿ Hate/Bias Crimes: Reporting, Monitoring, and Response Strategies

13.¿ Racial Profiling

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PART V: CULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS FOR PEACE OFFICERS

14.¿ Community Policing and Multicultural Response Strategies for Gangs, the Homeless and the Mentally Ill

15.¿ Emerging Strategies, Roles, and Technology for Peace Officers in Multicultural Law Enforcement

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APPENDIX A: MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY AND WORKFORCE: ATTITUDE ASSESSMENT SURVEY

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APPENDIX B: CULTURAL DIVERSITY SURVEY: NEEDS ASSESSMENT

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