9780132457781

Police Community Relations and The Administration of Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132457781

  • ISBN10:

    0132457784

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/2/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Police-Community Relations and the Administration of Justice, 8/e,continues the theme of citizen participation and emphasizes why it is critical to the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. It focuses on the importance of and strategies for positive police-community interactions and addresses the internal and external communities the police serve. The text's interdisciplinary approach draws data and discussions from a wide range of disciplines and gives students a well-rounded perspective to help them better understand and practice positive police-community relations.

Table of Contents

PART I: JUSTICE, SOCIETY, AND POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

1.      The Administration of Justice within a Free Society

2.      Police Role Concept in a Changing Society

3.      Police Community-Relations: An Overview

4.      Public Relations and Community Relations: A Contrast

5.      The Public and the Police: A Consortium of Communities

 

PART II: INTERNAL ISSUES THAT AFFECT POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

6.      Relations with the Police Organization

7.      Coping with the Human Experience of Being a Cop

8.      The Communication Process

9.      Police Discretion and Community Relations

10.  Community-Oriented Policing

 

PART III: EXTERNAL ISSUES THAT IMPACT ON POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

11.  Police-Community Relations and the Media

12.  Special Populations and the Police

13.  Community Relations in the Context of Culture

14.  The Dilemmas of Dissent and Political Response

15.  Conflict Management and Community Control

 

PART IV: THE FUTURE OF POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS

16.  Community Participation in the New Millennium

 

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