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Introduction to Policing
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Introduction to Policing

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ISBN-13:
9781506307541
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
11.02.2016
Seiten:
456
Autor:
Steven M. Cox
Gewicht:
1034 g
Format:
279x215x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

PART I. FOUNDATIONS OF POLICINGChapter 1. POLICING IN AMERICA
The Concept and Mandate of the Police
Scope of the Law Enforcement Sector
Levels of Policing
A Changing Landscape
Additional Types of Police
Chapter 2. A BRIEF HISTORY OF POLICE IN THE UNITED STATES
English Roots of Policing
The Evolution of Early American Policing
The Political Era
The Reform Era
The Era of Social Upheaval (1960s and 1970s)
The Community-Policing Era (1980-Present)
Some Contemporary Policing Strategies
Policing in the Past, Present, and Future
Chapter 3. POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION: AN OVERVIEW
Organizational Structures
Operations Division
Organizational Substructures
Handling Change in Police Organizations
Police Militarization
Police Unions and Collective Bargaining
Police Professionalism
PART II. POLICE OPERATIONS
Chapter 4. RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION OF POLICE OFFICERS
The Importance of Recruitment and Selection
Anti-Discrimination Legislation
Entry-Level Recruitment and Selection
Testing of Candidates
Supervisory Recruitment and Selection
Recruitment and Selection of Police Chiefs
Chapter 5. POLICE TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Police Education
Research on College Education and Police Performance
Police Training
Types of Training
Challenges
Chapter 6. POLICE WORK: OPERATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
Basic Police Functions
Styles of Policing
Patrol Strength and Allocation
Other Types of Patrol
Evaluating Patrol
Evaluation of Police Performance
Police and the Media
Chapter 7. CONTEMPORARY STRATEGIES IN POLICING
Community Policing
Problem-Oriented Policing
Research on Community- and Problem-Oriented Policing
Criticisms of Community Policing
The Current Status of COP and POP
Innovations in Policing Strategies
PART III. POLICE CONDUCT
Chapter 8. THE POLICE CULTURE AND WORK STRESS
What is Culture?
Analyzing Police Subculture
Types of Stresses in Police Work
Effects and Consequences of Police Stress
Police Shootings and Critical Incidents
Counteracting Police Stress
Chapter 9. LAW, COURT DECISIONS, AND THE POLICE
The 1st Amendment
The 2nd Amendment
The 4th Amendment
The 5th Amendment
The 14th Amendment
The Exclusionary Rule
Police Use of Force
The Patriot Act, Homeland Security, and Terrorism
Chapter 10. DISCRETION AND ETHICS IN POLICING
Police Discretion
Ethics and Police Conduct
Leadership and Improving Decision-Making
Chapter 11. POLICE MISCONDUCT AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Corruption
Other Types of Police Misconduct
Research on Police Misconduct and Use of Force
The Impact of Misconduct
Causes of Misconduct-Bad Apples or Bad Barrels?
Misconduct: Management and Administrative Issues
Accountability
PART IV. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN POLICING
Chapter 12. POLICING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY
Policing in a Multicultural and Multiethnic Society
Police-Community Conflict
Public Image of the Police
Police in the Community
Women in Policing
Minority Police Officers
Chapter 13. TECHNOLOGY AND THE POLICE
The Costs and Benefits of Technology
Computers
Video Cameras
Surveillance Technology
Crime Mapping
Biological Identifiers
Speed Detection Devices or Systems
Armor and Weapons
Chapter 14. TRANSNATIONAL CRIME, WHITE-COLLAR CRIME, AND TERRORISM
Transnational Crime
White-Collar Crime
Terrorism
Local Response to Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime
Chapter 15. PRIVATE POLICE
History and Background
The Current Private Security Force
Private and Contract Security Personnel
Authority, Requirements, and Accountability
Private versus Public Police
Coordinating Public Police and Private Security
PART V. LOOKING AHEAD
Chapter 16. THE FUTURE OF POLICING IN AMERICA
The Changing Context
Ongoing and Strategic Change
Terrorism and Future Policing
continues to focus on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. Steven M. Cox, Susan Marchionna, and experienced law enforcement officer Brian D. Fitch balance theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today's police officers. The accessible and engaging writing style, combined with stories from the field, make policing concepts and practices easy for students to understand and analyse. Unique coverage of policing in multicultural communities, the impact of technology on policing, and extensive coverage of policing strategies and procedures -such as those that detail the use of force-make this bestselling book a must-have for policing courses.