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NCJ Number: 147725 Find in a Library
Author(s): S O Annan; W G Skogan
Corporate Author: Police Foundation
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 170
Sponsoring Agency: Police Foundation
Washington, DC 20036
Publication Number: ISBN 1-884614-03-5
Sale Source: Police Foundation
1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Focusing on the causes, nature, prevention, and control of civil disorders and case examples from cities throughout the United States, these 65 papers were presented at the Police Foundation National Conference in 1993.
Abstract: Individual papers examine factors related to civil disorders, the roles of social conditions and race relations, various models and approaches to planning responses to civil disturbances, the roles of mayors and governors in emergency management, and specific preparations for civil disorders. Additional papers focus on the uses of community policing and problem-oriented policing in preventing civil disturbances, prevention strategies among gang members, the role of Federal agencies and law enforcement personnel in responding to disorders, efforts to improve police-community relations in individual cities, and the responsibility of the media. Other papers discuss the future of policing in urban areas and the work of the National Center for the Study of Police and Civil Disorder. Photographs
Main Term(s): Urban policing
Index Term(s): Civil disorders; Community relations; Police-minority relations; Policing innovation; Riot causes; Riot control; Riot prevention
Note: A compilation of papers presented before the Police Foundation National Conference, April 1993, Washington DC
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