9780130977786

Protecting the Republic The Education & Training of American Police Officers

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    9780130977786

  • ISBN10:

    0130977780

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-05-16
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This practical book provides an insightful, real, and detailed analysis of police education and training. Its author, James O'Keefe, successfully ran the largest police academy in the world for ten years, and comprehensively looks at the logic, structure, and actual course content police offers should be studying to effectively meet and manage the complex challenges of the 21st century. His book addresses critical issues in law enforcement education, discusses why police officers do the things they do, advocates the need of elected officials in local and state government to understand how their police officials should be educated and trained, and explains the need for a "standard of training."KEY TOPICSChapter topics explore the modern day American Republic, and what makes policing in a democracy so crucial to freedom and human rights; Overview the key academic subjects that should be taught in terms of police science, law, and most importantly, behavioral science; review the education and training of law enforcement supervisors, managers, and executives with a wide ranging focus on leadership; and summarize the key organizational requirements to build a law enforcement organization to sustain the American Republic in a time of legitimate public safety threats.For use by municipal police academies across the country, local and state elected officials, attorneys involved in criminal and civil litigation, Executive Development Programs in municipal police department-and the American citizens they represent and protect.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
The Modern-Day Republic and American Policing
1(10)
Introduction
1(3)
The Philosophy of Policing
4(2)
Conclusion
6(64)
Key Terms
70
Questions for Discussion
7(1)
Suggested Readings
8(3)
Who Should Protect the Republic?
11(16)
Introduction
11(2)
Recruitment
13(2)
Selection
15(8)
Conclusion
23(1)
Key Terms
24(1)
Questions for Discussion
24(1)
Suggested Readings
25(2)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
27(29)
Building the Form and Function
Introduction
27(3)
Training Philosophy
30(3)
Organizational Structure
33(7)
Operational Structure
40(4)
How Will the Police Academy Teach?
44(4)
Should the Police Academy Educate or Train?
48(1)
What Price Is a Department Willing to Pay?
49(1)
Who Will Ensure the Quality of the Curriculum?
50(2)
Operational Limitations
52(1)
Conclusion
53(1)
Key Terms
54(1)
Questions for Discussion
54(1)
Suggested Readings
55(1)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
56(30)
Teaching Police Science
Introduction
56(1)
Police Science
57(3)
Police Science Curriculum
60(1)
Role of the Officer
61(7)
Issues in Patrol Operations
68(9)
Community Policing
77(2)
Orientation to the Police Department
79(2)
Strategy-Driven Policing (COMPSTAT)
81(1)
A Word about Instructional Methodology
81(1)
Conclusion
82(1)
Key Terms
83(1)
Questions for Discussion
83(1)
Suggested Readings
84(2)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
86(27)
Teaching the Law
Introduction
86(1)
Law Curriculum
87(8)
Legal Authority of the Police
95(10)
Limitations on the Legal Authority of the Police
105(2)
Different Types of Laws
107(1)
Effective Courtroom Testimony
108(1)
Conclusion
109(1)
Key Terms
110(1)
Questions for Discussion
110(1)
Suggested Readings
111(2)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
113(23)
Teaching the Behavioral Sciences
Introduction
113(2)
The Behavioral Sciences
115(1)
Teaching the Behavioral Sciences
115(6)
Myths about Policing
121(1)
Role of the Police
122(2)
Cultural Competence
124(2)
Effective Communication
126(2)
Professional Ethics
128(2)
The Police Personality
130(2)
Family Day at the Police Academy
132(1)
Conclusion
133(1)
Key Terms
133(1)
Questions for Discussion
134(1)
Suggested Readings
134(2)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
136(19)
Teaching Physical Education
Introduction
136(1)
Physical Education Instruction
137(9)
Basics of Self-Defense
146(3)
Use of the Police Baton
149(1)
Medical Emergencies
150(1)
Crowd Control Formations
151(1)
Conclusion
152(1)
Key Terms
152(1)
Questions for Discussion
153(1)
Suggested Readings
153(2)
Educating and Training New Police Officers
155(22)
Teaching the Use of Force and Firearms
Introduction
155(1)
Judicious Use of Military Force
156(1)
Judicious Use of Force in Law Enforcement
157(2)
Conflict Theory and Force
159(1)
Training in the Application of Force
160(13)
Conclusion
173(1)
Key Terms
174(1)
Questions for Discussion
174(1)
Suggested Readings
175(2)
A Field Training Model for New Police Officers
177(13)
Introduction
177(1)
Knowledge Integration
178(1)
Field Training Programs
179(5)
Law Enforcement Subculture
184(1)
Organizational Commitment
185(2)
Conclusion
187(1)
Key Terms
188(1)
Questions for Discussion
188(1)
Suggested Readings
189(1)
Educating and Training In-Service Police Officers
190(23)
Building an In-Service Model
Introduction
190(1)
Professional Development as Career Development
191(1)
Exposure to Civil Liability
192(3)
Practical Considerations of In-Service Training
195(1)
In-Service Training Model
196(2)
Field Training and Evaluation
198(10)
Five-Year Refresher
208(2)
Conclusion
210(1)
Key Terms
210(1)
Questions for Discussion
211(1)
Suggested Readings
211(2)
Training Police Supervisors and Managers
213(25)
Introduction
213(1)
Manager Development
214(3)
Sergeants
217(10)
Lieutenants
227(5)
Leadership Training for Organizational Stability
232(2)
Conclusion
234(1)
Key Terms
235(1)
Questions for Discussion
235(1)
Suggested Readings
236(2)
A Model for Executive Development in Law Enforcement
238(9)
Introduction
238(2)
Executive Development Format
240(1)
Executive Development Opportunities
241(1)
Transformational Leadership
242(3)
Conclusion
245(1)
Key Terms
246(1)
Questions for Discussion
246(1)
Suggested Readings
246(1)
Building a Law Enforcement Organization to Sustain the American Republic
247(16)
Introduction
247(1)
Perspectives on Sustaining Justice
248(2)
Preeminence of Education and Training
250(1)
Organizational Structure of Law Enforcement
251(2)
The American Republic
253(1)
American Justice
254(2)
Conclusion
256(2)
Key Terms
258(1)
Questions for Discussion
258(1)
Suggested Readings
258(5)
Index 263

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