Contemporary Policing

Contemporary Policing : Controversies, Challenges, and Solutions: An Anthology

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Contemporary Policing: Controversies, Challenges, and Solutions presents a broad range of up-to-date articles on new policing strategies, promising approaches to the problem of crime, challenges facing the police from within and outside the organization, policing innovations, and issues of police deviance and ethics. Editors Quint C. Thurman and Jihong Zhao have chosen key selections from notable scholars such as Lawrence W. Sherman, Samuel Walker, Ronald V. Clarke, former Minneapolis police chief Anthony Bouza, and others to examine how policing has responded to a myriad of challenges since the late 1990s--including crime and disorder, racial profiling, police use of deadly force, gangs, corruption, drug abuse, and sexual misconduct. The article topics range from problem-solving and problem-oriented criminal investigations to CompStat and geographic more

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  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 182.88 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Roxbury Publishing Company
  • United States
  • English
  • Figures; Tables, black and white; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0195330277
  • 9780195330274

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"The articles provide a good mixture of theory and research covering the full range of issues and challenges in a changing police environment. The reader is of sufficient scope to provide for lively discussions."--Thomas Barker, Eastern Kentucky University"The topics...are varied and interesting and reflect the editors' aim of examining challenges to the police in a changing environment. The articles offer focus on the environmental context, not just the issue."--James Golden, University of Arkansas at Little Rockshow more

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