Journals Higher Education

$89.95

Hardcover

01 September 2000

322 Pages | halftones & line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195329926


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Community Policing in a Community Era

An Introduction and Exploration

Quint Thurman, Jihong Zhao, and Andrew Giacomazzi

In the most understandable and comprehensive text to date on the subject of community policing, the authors trace the historical development of American policing through the community era of present day. They introduce readers to the concept of community in modern society and explore changes in the function and legitimacy of police organizations. The text offers numerous highlighted commentaries in every chapter from police officers, deputy sheriffs, chiefs, and other practitioners as well as noted police scholars. These real-world examples illustrate themes and issues to students. Community Policing in a Community Era emphasizes agency leadership, problem-solving, community engagement, coactive policing, organizational change, and strategic planning.

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