Police and Community+Online RE

Police and Community+Online RE

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The seventh edition of The Police and the Community continues the long-standing tradition of this well-established book by providing a solid foundation of history in the police-community relationship integrated with the most contemporary issues and trends. The author, who has worked extensively with police agencies around the world, brings a unique combination of theory, research, and policy to the issues discussed. A unique aspect of this book is that it goes beyond community policing and examines an array of important issues which are inextricably related to the provision of police service and the general police-community relationship. The book is intended for researchers, students, and practitioners who seek a broad and thoughtful approach in the police-community relationship.A complete discussion of the COMPSTAT process, presented in a broader context of "deployment by analysis," including crime mapping and crime analysis, and the role these concepts play in community policing.A detailed examination of "racial profiling," including detailed discussion of its history, the issues, and remedies.A unique discussion of what the author calls "e-Policing" which explores both "client" and "enterprise" computing as they relate to police information management community policing, and the provision of value-added service to the community.A complete update of research and federal initiatives, including the Office of community Oriented Policing Services, as they relate to community policing and the police-community relationship.An updated Instructors Manual which includes a test question bank.If you're a cop, or you think you might be one someday, you need to be online!The world of the Internet can be intimidating to the novice, but it doesn't need to be. This book will guide you through choosing an appropriate computer, selecting method to get access to the Internet, and setting up your computer for secure, reliable communications. Once you're online, we'll show you what resources are available that are of interest to law enforcement officers, and how to get the most out of them. The book will explain some of the elementary methods of using the Internet to pursue investigations and develop investigative leads, to communicate with other officers, and to protect sensitive information held by yourself or your agency.Technical terms are explained as they are introduced, and the explanations are backed up with a glossary of terms for ready reference. There is also an extensive list of web sites and other online resources of particular interest to the law enforcement community.
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