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Critical issues in policing : contemporary readings

Author: Roger G Dunham; Geoffrey P Alpert
Publisher: Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger G Dunham; Geoffrey P Alpert
ISBN: 157766177X 9781577661771
OCLC Number: 46606281
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xi, 699 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Foundation of the Police Role in Society --
Sect. I. Introduction and Historical Overview. 2. The Development of the American Police: An Historical Overview / Craig D. Uchida. 3. Highlights of the 1999 LEMAS Survey / U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Police in the Laboratory of Criminal Justice / Lawrence W. Sherman --
Sect. II. Selection, Training and Socialization. 5. Police Psychology: A Profession with a Promising Future / Curt R. Bartol. 6. Learning the Skills of Policing / David H. Bayley and Egon Bittner. 7. Field Training for Police Officers: State of the Art / Michael S. McCampbell. 8. Police Discretionary Behavior: A Study of Style / Laure Weber Brooks. 9. Making Rank: Becoming an American Police Sergeant / John Van Maanen. 10. Policing and Reflection / Peter K. Manning --
Sect. III. Management and Organization. 11. Good Policing / James J. Fyfe. 12. Police, Civil Liability, and the Law / Rolando V. del Carmen and Michael R. Smith. 13. Early Warning Systems for Police: Concept, History, and Issues / Samuel Walker, Geoffrey P. Alpert and Dennis J. Kenney. 14. Traditional and Innovative Police Responses to Domestic Violence / Eve S. Buzawa and Carl G. Buzawa. 15. Measuring Police Performance in the New Paradigm of Policing / Geoffrey P. Alpert and Mark H. Moore. 16. COP, COMPSTAT, and the New Professionalism: Mutual Support or Counterproductivity? / Phyllis McDonald. 17. Geographic Information Systems: Applications for Police / William V. Pelfrey, Jr. --
Sect. IV. Police Deviance: Corruption and Controls. 18. Breeding Deviant Conformity: The Ideology and Culture of Police / Victor E. Kappeler, Richard D. Sluder and Geoffrey P. Alpert. 19. Addressing Police Misconduct: The Role of Citizen Complaints / Jeff Rojek, Allen E. Wagner and Scott H. Decker. 20. Varieties of Citizen Review: The Relationship of Mission, Structure, and Procedures to Police Accountability / Samuel Walker and Betsy Wright Kreisel. 21. Ethics and Law Enforcement / Joycelyn M. Pollock --
Sect. V. Minorities in Policing. 22. An Afrocentric Perspective on Policing / Christopher Cooper. 23. Women Officers on the Move: An Update on Women in Policing / Susan E. Martin. 24. Female Cops / Nancy L. Herrington. 25. South Carolina's Finest / Israel Brooks, Jr. --
Sect. VI. Community-Based Policing. 26. Shifting the Balance of Power Between Police and Community: Responsibility for Crime Control / Jack R. Greene and William V. Pelfrey, Jr. 27. Broken Windows / James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling. 28. "Broken Windows" and Fractured History: The Use and Misuse of History in Recent Police Patrol Analysis / Samuel Walker. 29. Community Policing: Elements and Effects / Gary W. Cordner. 30. Underwriting the Risky Investment in Community Policing: What Social Science Should Be Doing to Evaluate Community Policing / David M. Kennedy and Mark H. Moore. 31. Problem-Oriented Policing / Nicole Leeper Piquero and Alex R. Piquero. 32. Problem-Solving: Problem-Oriented Policing in Newport News / John E. Eck and William Spelman --
Sect. VII. Use of Force. 33. Controlling Police Use of Deadly Force: Assessing Two Decades of Progress / Mark Blumberg. 34. The Split-Second Syndrome and Other Determinants of Police Violence / James J. Fyfe. 35. Managing the Benefits and Risks of Pursuit Driving / Geoffrey P. Alpert. 36. Civil Liability for Police Use of Excessive Force / Victor E. Kappeler --
Sect. VIII. Hazards of Police Work. 37. Death on Patrol: Killings of American Law Enforcement Officers / Lorie A. Fridell and Antony M. Pate. 38. Police Suicide: A Glimpse Behind the Badge / Bruce A. Arrigo and Karyn Garsky.
Responsibility: [edited by] Roger G. Dunham, Geoffrey P. Alpert.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9781577661771
(Sirsi) 228714


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