Psychology and Policing in a Changing World

Psychology and Policing in a Changing World

by Peter B. Ainsworth

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ISBN-13: 9780471956075
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/27/1996
Series: Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law Series , #5
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

THE POLICE AND THE PUBLIC.
Dealing with Individuals.
Interviewing, Evidence and Credibility.
Interrogations and Confessions.
Dealing with Groups.
Violence and Reaction.
Dealing with Specific Individuals.
THE POLICE AS AN ORGANISATION.
Psychological Testing and Police Selection.
Training and the Police Culture.
Efficiency, Effectiveness, Quality and Change.
Police Science and Forensic Psychology.
THE POLICE AND SOCIETY.
The Police and the Media.
The Police and Other Agencies.
Conclusion.
References.
Index.

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