Introduction to policing: the pillar of democracy

Dedications -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- History of policing : the journey from tyranny to democracy -- Functions of policing in the 21st century-preserving the social order of majority rule -- Policing is about use of force : democracy is about guarding against its abuse -- Dis...

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Contributors: Haberfeld, Maria R. (Other); Lieberman, Charles Andrew (Other); Horning, Amber (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham, NC Carolina Academic Press 2015
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Summary:Dedications -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- History of policing : the journey from tyranny to democracy -- Functions of policing in the 21st century-preserving the social order of majority rule -- Policing is about use of force : democracy is about guarding against its abuse -- Discretion or selective enforcement -- Policing different DNA's: overcoming inherent biases and stereotypes -- Maintaining order -- Working outside: danger, subculture & morality -- Community oriented policing & open communication policing -- Management, organization & stress -- Corruption, misconduct & accountability -- Terrorism & local communities: safe, secure & overprotected? -- Into the future
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIX, 357 S. Ill.
ISBN:9781611634617
161163461X