Investigating Sexual Harassment in Law Enforcement and Nontraditional Fields for Women

Investigating Sexual Harassment in Law Enforcement and Nontraditional Fields for Women

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For courses in Police and Society, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Domestic Crimes, Employment Law, Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Contemporary Issues in Policing and Police-Community Relations in CJ.

Drawing from empirical research and years of practical experience, this new text provides guidance on how to investigate sexual harassment in policing & firefighting. Written for practitioners by professionals in the field of law enforcement & victim advocacy, this text takes a conversational tone through the investigative processes of sexual harassment complaints. With sexual harassment law often changing, this text gives a current look at timely topics. The text addresses a wide range of issues including proactive measures like prevention and training, retaining a positive tone on issues of sensitive nature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 172.7 x 231.1 x 12.7mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131185195
  • 9780131185197

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Understanding the Problem

Chapter 3: The Law

Chapter 4: Gender Harassment and Discrimination

Chapter 5: Retaliation

Chapter 6: Preventing Sexual Harassment

Chapter 7: Designing a Comprehensive Policy

Chapter 8: Developing an Effective Training Program

Chapter 9: Responsibilities of Supervisors and Managers

Chapter 10: Complaint Procedures

Chapter 11: Who Should Serve as an Investigator

Chapter 12: Beginning the Investigation

Chapter 13: Victim Options for Responding

Chapter 14: Preparing for the Complainant Interview

Chapter 15: Interviewing the Complainant

Chapter 16: Interviewing the Respondent

Chapter 17: Interviewing the Witness

Chapter 18: Making a Determination and Imposing Discipline

Chapter 19: Documenting the Investigation

Chapter 20: Other Issues

Chapter 21: Conclusion

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