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NCJ Number: 36086 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE ON CAMPUS, PART 2
Author(s): E N SMITH
Project Director: E N SMITH
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: AD-98
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TRAINING FILM, DESIGNED FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WHOSE DETAIL IS THE UNIVERSITY AND CAMPUS BEAT, PRESENTS TRUE-TO-LIFE VIGNETTES DEPICTING MISTAKES IN POLICE/ CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS IN CAMPUS CRISIS SITUATIONS.
Abstract: THE SIX SITUATIONS PRESENTED COVER THE GENERAL AREAS OF STRESS MANAGEMENT, MINORITY RELATIONS, ETHICS, AND JURISDICTION CONFLICT. PROGRAMMED FILM STOPS ALLOW FOR INSTRUCTOR/CLASS DISCUSSION OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF SOLVING CONFLICT AND CRISIS SITUATIONS. THE FIRST SITUATION DEALS WITH A YOUNG OFFICER BEING INTIMIDATED BY AN IMPORTANT UNIVERSITY OFFICIAL INTO NOT ISSUING A TRAFFIC CITATION. NEXT, A POLICE OFFICER, ANGERED BY A DISPATCH TO ENFORCE A PARKING REGULATION, VENTS HIS FRUSTRATIONS ON BOTH THE COMPLAINANT AND THE VIOLATOR. IN THE THIRD VIGNETTE, A PATROLMAN IS CALLED BEFORE HIS SERGEANT FOR SPENDING MOST OF HIS DUTY TIME IN SEARCH OF MISDEMEANOR MARIJUANA CASES DUE TO HIS STRONG PERSONAL FEELINGS IN THIS AREA. THE FOURTH AND SIXTH VIGNETTES DEPICT CAMPUS POLICE HANDLING OF CHALLENGES TO THEIR AUTHORITY IN AND JURISDICTION OVER CERTAIN MATTERS. THE FIFTH SITUATION DEALS WITH PEER PRESSURE FROM A VETERAN OFFICER TO ENGAGE IN CAMPUS VOYEURISM TO RELIEVE THE MONOTONY OF A BORING 'NIGHT SHIFT'. AN INSTRUCTOR'S DISCUSSION GUIDE IS INCLUDED. (FOR PART 1 OF THIS FILM, SEE NCJ-36085).
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Behavior under stress; Campus police; Campus police training; Campus Security; Code of ethics; Crisis intervention training; Films; Interpersonal relations; Jurisdiction; Minorities; Patrol; Race relations; Special purpose public police
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