Police Community Relations and the Administration of Justice

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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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. This new edition highlights past, present, and future practices, offers a new streamlined organization, and emphasizes the role of the police in a changing society.Well-rounded, all-inclusive perspective, helping readers better understand and practice positive police-community relations. Examples of police community programs throughout the United States. Discussion of racially-based policing moves material beyond racial profiling.Law enforcement professionals.

Table of Contents

Justice, Society, and Police-Community Relations
The Administration of Justice within a Free Society
Police Role Concept in a Changing Society
Police Community-Relations: An Overview
Public Relations and Community Relations: A Contrast
The Public and the Police: A Consortium of Communities
Internal Issues that Affect Police-Community Relations
Relations with the Police Organization
Coping with the Human Experience of Being a Cop
The Communication Process
Police Discretion and Community Relations
Community Policing
External Issues that Impact on Police-Community Relations
The Media Link
Special Populations and the Police
Community Relations in the Context of Culture
The Dilemmas of Dissent and Political Response
Conflict Management and Community Control
The Future of Police Community Relations
Police-Community Relations in the New Millennium
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