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Arrest Discretion of Police Officers

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ISBN-10: 1593323360

ISBN-13: 9781593323363

Edition: 2008

Authors: Richard Groeneveld

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Groeneveld studies the conceptual and fundamental aspects of organizational influence over police discretion in field arrests. He finds that street-level discretion by field officer-the basis of community policing--can, and is, significantly affected by organizational structures. Most departments attempt to limit or at least delimit officer discretion in making arrests. Arrest issues are no less critical to policing than those pertaining to the use of deadly force. A comparatively small number of arrests results in any appreciable prosecution, and an even smaller number in conviction. The arrest decision process has represented a major gap in the conceptual area of discretion control,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 170
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English