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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gaines, Larry K., author.
Policing in America.
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Larry K Gaines; Victor E Kappeler
|Description:||1 online resource (xx, 655 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 The Police in American Society; Introduction; The Government Structure and Policing; Constitutional Government; Separation of Powers; Principles of Federalism; Police and the Law; Police in the Criminal Justice System; The Roles and Functions of Police in Modern Society; Roles Performed by the Police; Police Activities; Styles of Police Departments; Diversity of the Police Establishment; Federal Law Enforcement Agencies; Justice Department Agencies; Department of Homeland Security. Miscellaneous Federal Law Enforcement AgenciesState Law Enforcement Agencies; State Police and Highway Patrols; Limited-Purpose State Law Enforcement Agencies; Local Law Enforcement Agencies; Summary; Review Questions; References; CHAPTER 2 Historical Perspectives; Introduction; An Overview of Policing in Ancient Times; The Birth of Civilization in Mesopotamia; Civilization in Ancient Egypt; The Rise of Greek City-States; The Roman Empire's Contribution to Policing; Police Development in England; Medieval England; Early English Law Enforcement; The English Reformers. American Policing in RetrospectEarly American Policing; Policing America: The Modern Era; The Political Entrenchment Phase; The Reform Efforts; Professional Policing Comes to America; Public and Community Relations Return to Policing; The Community Policing Era; The Post-Community Policing Era and the Rise of the Surveillance State; Summary; Review Questions; References; CHAPTER 3 Police Human Resources; Introduction; Towards a Theory of Police Selection; Affirmative Action and Police Selection; Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; Minorities in Policing; Women in Policing. Gay and Lesbian Police OfficersSexual Harassment; Recruiting Police Officers; Establishing Minimum Selection Standards; Completion Rates for Recruits in State and Local Academies by Race and Gender; Background and Work History; Medical Standards; Psychological Screening; The Police Selection Process; The Written Test; The Oral Interview Board; Training Police Officers; Basic or Academy Training; Field Training Officer (FTO) Programs; In-service Training; Police Officer Career Development; Impact of Race and Gender on Police Officer Careers; Summary; Review Questions; References. CHAPTER 4 Organization and ManagementIntroduction; The Specifics of Police Administration: POSDCORB; Levels of Administration and Supervision; Principles of Organization and Police Administration; Classical Organizational Principles; Police Management; Police Leadership; Motivation; Planning; Communications; Contingency Management; Managing Community Policing; Crime Analysis and COMPSTAT; Crime Analysis; COMPSTAT; Police Collective Bargaining; Contract Negotiation; Summary; Review Questions; References; CHAPTER 5 Police Operations; Introduction; Allocating Police Personnel.|
|Responsibility:||Larry K. Gaines, Victor E. Kappeler.|