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NCJ Number: 185627 Find in a Library
Title: Police in the Community: Strategies for the 21st Century, Second Edition
Author(s): Linda S. Miller; Karen M. Hess
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 640
Sponsoring Agency: Wadsworth Publishing Co
Belmont, CA 94002
Publication Number: ISBN 0-534-53789-8
Sale Source: Wadsworth Publishing Co
Ten Davis Drive
Belmont, CA 94002
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text examines the practical side of community policing and suggests implementation strategies.
Abstract: The book provides insight into the meaning of community policing and presents many dimensions to consider when developing a community policing strategy. The book is divided into 17 chapters, each including a summary and discussion questions: (1) The Evolution of Community Policing; (2) The Community; (3) The Police; (4) Problem-Solving Policing; (5) Implementing Community Policing; (6) Basic Interpersonal Skills; (7) Dealing Effectively with Diversity; (8) Interacting with the Physically and Mentally Disabled; (9) Communicating with the Elderly; (10) Communicating with Youth: Victims and Offenders; (11) Communicating with Gangs and Gang Members; (12) Communicating with Victims and Witnesses; (13) Communicating with the Media; (14) Early Experiments in Crime Prevention and Community Policing Strategies; (15) Criminal Justice Programs; (16) Programs for Youth; and (17) Community Policing and Crime Prevention: Collaborative Efforts. Acronyms, figures, tables, references, notes, appendixes, glossary, indexes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Community policing; Crime prevention measures; Gangs; Police community relations programs; Police juvenile relations; Police-citizen interactions; Policing innovation; Problem-Oriented Policing; Victims of Crime
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