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Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Policing

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ISBN-10: 1420072153

ISBN-13: 9781420072150

Edition: 2008

Authors: Dilip K. Das, Andrew Millie

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Rising terrorism and advancing technology, as well as new strategies and investigative techniques, have stretched and stressed the traditional role of police officers. The new officer is under more and more pressure to be tough, compassionate, and understanding, as well as technologically savvy. Grouped under the themes of day to-day policing, ethics and corruption, terrorism, strategy and investigations, and restorative policing, Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Policingfocuses on those issues that most affect todays officers The chapters are derived from those articles in the online journal, Police Practice and Research,that were the most viewed by practicing police officers and…    
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 5/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 244
Size: 6.73" wide x 9.41" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.364

Andrew Millie is Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy at Loughborough University, UK.

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Contributors
Introduction: Expectations for 21st Century Law Enforcement and Policing
Day-to-Day Policing
Searching for Stress in All the Wrong Places: Combating Chronic Organizational Stressors in Policing
Constructing the Other within Police Culture: Analysis of a Deviant Unit within a Police Organization
Police Ethics and Corruption
Corruption and the Blue Code of Silence
Survey of Innovations in Development and Maintenance of Ethical Standards by Australian Police Departments
Policing Terror
Terrorism Old and New: Counterterrorism in Canada
Policing Terrorism: A Threat to Community Policing or Just a Shift in Priorities?
Police Strategy and Investigations
The Hotspot Matrix: A Framework for Spatio-Temporal Targeting of Crime Reduction
Catching a Serial Rapist: Hits and Misses in Criminal Profiling
Restorative Policing
Restorative Policing in Canada: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Community Justice Forums, and Youth Criminal Justice Act
Police Reform, Restorative Justice, and Restorative Policing
Conclusions
International Police Executive Symposium
Index