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The Resource Fairness and effectiveness in policing : the evidence, Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, editors

Fairness and effectiveness in policing : the evidence, Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, editors

Label
Fairness and effectiveness in policing : the evidence
Title
Fairness and effectiveness in policing
Title remainder
the evidence
Statement of responsibility
Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides answers to the most basic question : What do police do? It reviews how police work is organized, explores the expanding responsibilities of police, examines the increasing diversity among police employees, and discusses the complex interactions between officers and citizens. It also addresses such topics as community policing, use of force, racial profiling, and evaluates the success of common police techniques. It goes on to look at the issue of legitimacy or how the public get information about police work, how police are viewed by different groups, and how police can gain community trust
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.2/3/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8138
LC item number
.F35 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skogan, Wesley G
  • Frydl, Kathleen
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Police administration
  • Law enforcement
Label
Fairness and effectiveness in policing : the evidence, Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Executive Summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Criminal justice research on police -- 3. The nature of policing in the United States -- 4. Explaining police behavior : people and situations -- 5. Explaining police behavior : organizations and context -- 6. The effectiveness of police activities in reducing crime, disorder, and fear -- 7. Lawful policing -- 8. Police fairness : legitimacy as the consent of the public -- 9. The future of policing research
Control code
16842395
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 413 pages
Isbn
9780309084338
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2003014400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52514376
Label
Fairness and effectiveness in policing : the evidence, Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, editors
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Executive Summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Criminal justice research on police -- 3. The nature of policing in the United States -- 4. Explaining police behavior : people and situations -- 5. Explaining police behavior : organizations and context -- 6. The effectiveness of police activities in reducing crime, disorder, and fear -- 7. Lawful policing -- 8. Police fairness : legitimacy as the consent of the public -- 9. The future of policing research
Control code
16842395
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 413 pages
Isbn
9780309084338
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2003014400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52514376

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