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Police As Problem Solvers

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ISBN-10: 0306438453

ISBN-13: 9780306438455

Edition: 1991

Authors: H. Toch, J. D. Grant

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This book is about police and police reform and about a movement called "problem-oriented policing," which is sweeping the country. The problem-oriented approach has been labeled "a philosophical revolution" and "the cutting edge of policing" (Malcolm, 1989). Two observers, Wilson and Kelling (1989), have written that the approach "con­ stitutes the beginning of the most significant redefinition of police work in the past half century" (p. 48). Such an esteemed development matters, and one expects knowledgeable persons to observe it and think about it. Our mission in this book is different from that of some observers, those concerned with management practice and philosophy. Ours is a more…    
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 5/31/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English