T.K. Vinod Kumar is currently Deputy Director of Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad. He is a member of the Indian Police Service (IPS) and has worked as Commissioner of Police of Calicut, and Deputy Inspector General and Inspector General of Police in Kerala. His publications have appeared in Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice and Journal of Police Practice and Research, among others.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Theories on Public Events 3. Nature of Public Events 4. Police Response to Public Events 5. Communal Violence: A Case Study 6. Political Violence: An Analysis of Events 7. Statistical Model of Relationship between Public Event and Police Response 8. A Holistic Model of Events Characteristics and Police Response 9. Public Events, Police Response, and Democratic Discourse Appendix: Data Entry Protocol References Index