Politics of Community Policing: The Case of Seattle (Current Issues in Criminal Justice #25/ Garland Reference Library of Social Science Series # 1179

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Community policing involves officers permanently assigned to an area, working with citizens to identify and solve crime problems. Describes the development of community policing in Seattle, Washington, exploring legitimation processes, urban political processes, and micro-organizational processes. Illuminates how one police department negotiated both the internal and external political pressures to create community policing, and looks at the level of success attained. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815330295
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Series: Current Issues in Criminal Justice Series , #25
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 3
Ch. 2 Community Policing 25
Ch. 3 Legitimation Processes 37
Ch. 4 Urban Political Processes 71
Ch. 5 Micro-Organizational Processes 99
Ch. 6 Community Policing in Seattle: A "Model" Partnership Between Citizens and Police 127
App. A Map of the City of Seattle, Washington 139
App. B South Seattle Crime Prevention Council a.k.a. Rainier Chamber of Commerce. 15-Point Plan for South Seattle Central District 141
References 145
Index 157
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