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NCJ Number: 51732 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE AND THE PUBLIC
Author(s): D W P VARWELL
Corporate Author: MacDonald and Evans, Ltd
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 125
Sponsoring Agency: MacDonald and Evans, Ltd
Plymouth, P16 7PZ, England
Sale Source: MacDonald and Evans, Ltd
Estover Road
Plymouth, P16 7PZ,
United Kingdom
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS BOOK ATTEMPTS TO ESTABLISH THE PRINCIPLES THAT UNDERLIE SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS FOR THE GUIDANCE OF POLICE OFFICERS TO HELP THEM IN THEIR DAY-TO-DAY DEALINGS WITH FELLOW CITIZENS.
Abstract: THE BOOK IS ONE IN A SERIES OF POLICE STUDIES PRODUCED IN ENGLAND THAT SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL COURSES FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN CRIMINOLOGY. IT IS BASED UPON THE THEORY THAT SUCCESS IN THE TASK OF CRIME DETECTION AND PRESERVATION OF CIVIL ORDER DEMANDS SUPPORT AND APPROVAL FROM THE PUBLIC. THE HOME OFFICE, WHICH IS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE POLICE IN ENGLAND, HAS TAKEN AN ACTIVE INTEREST IN THE TRAINING OF POLICE OFFICERS, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREA OF PUBLIC RELATIONS. THIS BOOK, DESIGNED FOR USE BY THE POLICE RECRUIT, DISCUSSES THE FOLLOWING FACETS OF SOCIETY IN WHICH THE POLICE OFFICER MAY EXPECT TO WORK: PRIMARY SOCIALIZATION, STATUS AND ROLE, SCHOOL AND SOCIETY, VOCATIONAL SOCIALIZATION, ALIENATION AND DEVIANCE, PREJUDICE, CROWD CHARACTERISTICS, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POLICE AND SOCIETY. AN INDEX IS INCLUDED, AND SPECIFIC REFERENCES AND FOOTNOTES HAVE BEEN OMITTED TO ENCOURAGE AN UNINTERRUPTED READING OF THE TEXT. A BIBLIOGRAPHY SUGGESTS FURTHER READING BASED ON THE AVAILABILITY OF MATERIALS AND THEIR RELEVANCE. TOPICS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION THAT ENCOURAGE THE SHARING OF THOUGHTS AMONG THE INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENTS TO ATTAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE SOCIAL PROBLEMS CONSIDERED ARE FOUND AT THE END OF EACH CHAPTER. (JCP)
Index Term(s): Behavioral and Social Sciences; Course materials; Curriculum; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Police education; Police human relations training; Police recruits; Public relations programs; Sensitivity training
Note: ONE OF THE POLICE STUDY SERIES
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