ISBN-10:
0131137972
ISBN-13:
2900131137973
Pub. Date:
05/06/2004
Publisher:
Pearson
When Cultures Clash: Strategies for Strengthened Police-Community Relations / Edition 2

When Cultures Clash: Strategies for Strengthened Police-Community Relations / Edition 2

by Daniel P. Carlson

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When Cultures Clash: Strategies for Strengthened Police-Community Relations / Edition 2

This highly informative and provocative book addresses a number of current law enforcement and citizen issues. Written by a law enforcement professional, it provides examples and terminology from the “real world” of policing, while offering a range of strategies for citizens in the arena of police-community relations, giving readers a peek into world of the police officerand the oft-conflicting power they wield and the constraints they face from the U.S. Constitution. Written in a concise, well-documented manner and from a street-level perspective, this book provides a balanced discussion of the major issues confronting law enforcement. Topics covered include: differing perspectives from the point of view of citizens and officers, police culture, officer safety, the police mission, the failure of law enforcement management, policing the police, citizen behavior skills, complaints against the police, and bridging the gap between citizens and law enforcement. Usually well-suited for general readership, this book provides considerable useful and enlightening information for the average citizen. Especially useful for law enforcement and criminal justice professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900131137973
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/06/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents



1. The Job of a Police Officer (Citizen's Point of View).


2. The Job of a Police Officer (Police Officer's Point of View).


3. The Culture of Policing.


4. Officer Safety.


5. The Police Mission Gone Awry.


6. The Failure of Law Enforcement Management.


7. Who Will Police the Police?


8. Citizen Behavior Skills.


9. Making a Complaint Against the Police.


10. Bridging the Gap Between Citizens and Police.


11. The Nobility of Policing.


Bibliography.


Index.

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