Police-community Relations and the Administration of Justice

Police-community Relations and the Administration of Justice

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For one/two-semester courses on Police/Community Relations, Police and Society, Policing within American Society, or Issues in Policing in two- and four-year and proprietary schools. Substantive--yet accessible--this overview of police-community relations focuses on the importance of, and strategies for, positive interaction in dealing with the many turbulent issues which affect crime control in America today. It addresses a challenge that all criminal justice practitioners--police, courts, and corrections--must confront...the development and maintenance of meaningful relationships with one another and with the citizens they serve.show more

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  • Hardback | 402 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 771.1g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 013020997X
  • 9780130209979

Table of contents

1. Police-Community Relations: An Overview. 2. Public Relations and Community Relations: A Contrast. 3. Community Policing. 4. The Public and the Police: A Consortium of Communities. 5. Relations Within the Police Organization. 6. Police Role Concept in a Changing Society. 7. Coping with the Human Experience of Being a Cop. 8. The Communication Process. 9. Police Discretion and Community Relations. 10. The Media Link. 11. Special Populations and the Police. 12. Community Relations in the Context of Culture. 13. The Dilemmas of Dissent and Political Response. 14. Conflict Management. 15. Community Control: A Continuum of Participation. Epilogue: Police-Community Relations: A Perspective. Appendix: Case Studies. Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Index.show more

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