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Multicultural Law Enforcement : Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society

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3rd
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9780131133075

ISBN10:
0131133071
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Multicultural Law Enforcement and Special Topics in Policing. From a diverse team of writers whose expertise spans law enforcement and cross-cultural relations, comes a text with comprehensive coverage of sensitive topics and issues related to diversity and multiculturalism facing police in the 21st century. It contains insightful as well as practical information and guidelines on how law enforcement professionals can work effectively with diverse cultural groups, both inside their organizations as well as in the community.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Preface xv
Acknowledgments xvii
About the Authors xix
PART 1: Impact of Cultural Diversity on Law Enforcement 1(122)
CHAPTER 1: Multicultural Communities: Challenges for Law Enforcement
3(33)
Overview
3(1)
Commentary
3(1)
Introduction
4(4)
Diverse Society
8(9)
Interplay between Police Incidents and Culture
17(3)
Mini Case Studies: Culture and Crime
20(2)
Police Knowledge of Cultural Groups
22(1)
Prejudice in Law Enforcement
23(1)
How Prejudice Influences People
24(3)
Community-Based Policing
27(3)
Summary
30(1)
Eight Tips for Improving Law Enforcement in Multicultural Communities
31(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
31(2)
Website Resources
33(1)
References
33(3)
CHAPTER 2: The Changing Law Enforcement Agency: A Microcosm of Society
36(37)
Overview
36(1)
Commentary
36(1)
Introduction
37(1)
Changing Workforce
38(3)
Ethnic and Racial Issues within the Workforce
41(6)
Women in Law Enforcement
47(8)
Gay Men and Lesbians in Law Enforcement
55(9)
The Chief Executive
64(4)
Summary
68(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
68(1)
Website Resources
69(1)
References
70(3)
CHAPTER 3: Multicultural Representation in Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion
73(23)
Overview
73(1)
Commentary
73(1)
Introduction
74(1)
Recruitment of a Diverse Workforce
74(9)
Selection Processes
83(6)
Retention and Promotion of a Diverse Workforce
89(2)
Summary
91(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
92(1)
Website Resources
93(1)
References
93(3)
CHAPTER 4: Cross-Cultural Communications for Law Enforcement
96(27)
Overview
96(1)
Commentary
96(1)
Language Barriers and Law Enforcement
97(2)
Attitudes toward Non-English or Limited English Speakers
99(2)
Cross-Cultural Communication in the Law Enforcement Context
101(2)
Cross-Cultural Communication Attempts
103(6)
Interviewing and Data-Gathering Skills
109(1)
Nonverbal Communication
110(4)
Male-Female Communication in Law Enforcement
114(2)
Summary
116(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
117(2)
Website Resources
119(1)
References
120(3)
PART 2: Cultural Specifics for Law Enforcement 123(158)
CHAPTER 5: Law Enforcement Contact with Asian/Pacific Americans
125(34)
Overview
125(1)
Commentary
125(1)
Introduction
126(1)
Asian/Pacific American Defined
127(2)
Typology of Asian/Pacific Americans
129(1)
Historical Information
130(3)
Demographics: Diversity among Asian/Pacific Americans
133(3)
Asian/Pacific Americans' Key Motivating Perspectives
136(3)
Labels and Terms
139(1)
Myths and Stereotypes
140(5)
The Asian/Pacific American Family
145(2)
Cultural Influences on Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal Styles of Asian/Pacific Americans
147(3)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
150(3)
Summary of Recommendations for Law Enforcement
153(2)
Discussion Questions and Issues
155(1)
Website Resources
156(1)
References
156(3)
CHAPTER 6: Law Enforcement Contact with African Americans
159(31)
Overview
159(1)
Commentary
159(1)
African American Culture
160(1)
Historical Information
160(2)
Demographics: Diversity among African Americans
162(2)
Issues of Identity
164(1)
Group Identification Terms
164(1)
Myths and Stereotypes
165(1)
Cross-Racial Perceptions in Law Enforcement
166(2)
The African American Family
168(2)
Language and Communication
170(5)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
175(7)
Summary of Recommendations for Law Enforcement
182(2)
Discussion Questions and Issues
184(2)
Website Resources
186(1)
References
187(3)
CHAPTER 7: Law Enforcement Contact With Latino/Hispanic Americans
190(30)
Overview
190(1)
Commentary
190(1)
Introduction
191(1)
Latino/Hispanic Americans Defined
191(2)
Historical Information
193(1)
Demographics: Diversity among Latino/Hispanic Americans
194(2)
Labels and Terms
196(1)
Typology of Latino/Hispanic Americans
196(1)
Myths and Stereotypes
197(4)
The Latino/Hispanic American Family
201(1)
The Role of the Man and the Woman in a Latino/Hispanic American Family
201(3)
Cultural Influences on Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal Styles of Latino/Hispanic Americans
204(2)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
206(8)
Summary of Recommendations for Law Enforcement
214(2)
Discussion Questions
216(1)
Website Resources
217(1)
References
217(3)
CHAPTER 8: Law Enforcement Contact with Arab Americans and Other Middle Eastern Groups
220(33)
Overview
220(1)
Commentary
220(1)
Middle Easterners Defined
221(2)
Historical Information
223(2)
Demographics
225(1)
Differences and Similarities
225(2)
Stereotypes
227(3)
Islamic Religion
230(3)
Family Structure
233(3)
Cultural Practices
236(4)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
240(6)
Summary of Recommendations for Law Enforcement
246(3)
Discussion Questions and Issues
249(1)
Website Resources
250(1)
References
251(2)
CHAPTER 9: Law Enforcement Contact With Native Americans
253(28)
Overview
253(1)
Commentary
253(1)
Historical Information and Background
254(2)
The Question of American Indian Identity
256(1)
Native American Populations, Tribes, and Reservations
257(2)
Differences and Similarities among Native Americans
259(4)
Language and Communication
263(3)
Family-Related Issues
266(2)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
268(8)
Summary of Recommendations for Law Enforcement
276(2)
Discussion Questions and Issues
278(1)
Website Resources
279(1)
References
279(2)
PART 3: Multicultural Law Enforcement Elements in Terrorism and Homeland Security 281(50)
CHAPTER 10: Multicultural Law Enforcement and Terrorism: Overview, Response Strategies, and Multijurisdictional Actions
283(24)
Overview
283(1)
Commentary
283(1)
Definitions
284(1)
Historical Information and Background
285(2)
Local Community Issues and Global/National/Regional Issues
287(2)
The First Response Challenge for Law Enforcement
289(4)
Law Enforcement Response Strategies
293(9)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
302(1)
Summary
303(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
304(1)
Website Resources
304(1)
References
304(3)
CHAPTER 11: Multicultural Law Enforcement and Homeland Security
307(24)
Overview
307(1)
Commentary
307(1)
Historical Information and Background
308(2)
Response Strategies
310(8)
Working with Multicultural Communities on Prevention and Response
318(2)
Key Issues in Law Enforcement
320(4)
Summary
324(2)
Discussion Questions and Issues
326(1)
Website Resources
327(1)
References
328(3)
PART 4: Response Strategies: Crimes Motivated by Hate/Bias and Racial Profiling 331(122)
CHAPTER 12: Hate/Bias Crimes: Victims, Laws, Investigations, and Prosecutions
333(46)
Overview
333(1)
Commentary
333(1)
Historical Perspectives
334(2)
The Hate/Bias Crime Problem
336(6)
Definition of Hate Crime and Hate Incident
342(1)
Hate Crime Source Theories
343(4)
Victims of Hate Crimes
347(1)
Jews and Anti-Semitism
348(4)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Victimization
352(8)
War-Related Hate Crimes
360(1)
Hate Crime Laws
360(2)
Hate/Bias Crime and Incident Investigations
362(3)
Hate/Bias Crime Prosecution
365(5)
Hate/Bias Crime and Incident Victimology
370(2)
Summary
372(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
373(1)
Website Resources
374(1)
References
375(4)
CHAPTER 13: Hate/Bias Crimes: Reporting, Monitoring, and Response Strategies
379(29)
Overview
379(1)
Commentary
379(1)
Introduction
380(1)
Hate Crimes Reporting
381(2)
Hate/Bias Crimes Monitoring
383(1)
Organized Hate Groups
384(4)
Response Alternatives to Organized Hate Groups
388(2)
Trends and Predictions for Organized Hate Groups
390(2)
Hate/Bias Crime and Incident Control
392(4)
Trends to Monitor: STEEP Typology
396(1)
Law Enforcement Response Strategies
397(7)
Summary
404(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
404(2)
References
406(2)
CHAPTER 14: Racial Profiling
408(45)
Overview
408(1)
Commentary
408(1)
Definitions
409(2)
Historical Background of the Term Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement
411(2)
Profiling Challenges in the War on Terrorism
413(3)
Police and Citizen Perceptions on Racial Profiling
416(9)
Profiling as a Legal Tool of Law Enforcement
425(5)
Prevention of Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement
430(8)
Professional Police Traffic Stops
438(1)
Data Collection on Citizens' Race/Ethnicity
439(9)
Summary
448(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
448(1)
Website Resources
449(1)
References
450(3)
PART 5: Cultural Effectiveness for Peace Officers 453(50)
CHAPTER 15: Peace Officer Image and Cultural Sensitivity
455(29)
Overview
455(1)
Commentary
455(1)
Impact of Images on Human Behavior
456(4)
"Peace Officer" Image
460(7)
Police Culture
467(1)
Police Leadership in Professionalism and Synergy
468(2)
Regional or Statewide Cooperation in Law Enforcement
470(6)
Organizational Trends in Law Enforcement
476(2)
Summary
478(1)
Discussion Questions and Issues
479(1)
References
480(4)
CHAPTER 16: Emerging Strategies, Roles, and Technology for Peace Officers in Multicultural Law Enforcement
484(19)
Overview
484(1)
Commentary
484(1)
The Future of Peacekeeping Strategies in Multicultural Communities
485(13)
Summary
498(2)
Discussion Questions and Issues
500(1)
Website Resources
500(1)
References
501(2)
Appendix A: Multicultural Community and Workforce: Attitude Assessment Survey 503(6)
Appendix B: Cultural Diversity Survey: Needs Assessment 509(7)
Appendix C: Listing of Consultants and Resources 516(6)
Appendix D: Self-Assessment of Communication Skills in Law Enforcement: Communications Inventory 522(2)
Glossary 524(5)
Index 529


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