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  • Author : Samuel Walker
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 123 pages
  • ISBN : 9781260236996
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews

Police in America

Police in America
  • Author : Steven G. Brandl
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 25 January 2017
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Police in America provides students with a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern policing in our society. Utilizing real-word examples grounded in evidence-based research, this easy-to-read, conversational text helps students think critically about the many misconceptions of police work and understand best practices in everyday policing. Respected scholar and author Steven G. Brandl draws from his experience in law enforcement to emphasize the positive aspects of policing without sugar-coating the controversies of police work. Brandl tackles important topics that center

Policing in America

Policing in America
  • Author : Larry K. Gaines,Victor E. Kappeler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 June 2014
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In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing today, and offers an issues-oriented discussion focusing on critical concerns such as personnel systems, organization and management, operations, discretion, use of force, culture and behavior,

The Police in America: An Introduction

The Police in America: An Introduction
  • Author : Charles M. Katz,Samuel Walker
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release : 20 February 2017
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The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today. Descriptive and analytical, this text is designed to offer students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems they face, and the many reforms and innovations that have taken place in policing. Using timely articles and excerpts, the authors take readers beyond the headlines and statistics to present a comprehensive and contemporary overview of

The End of Policing

The End of Policing
  • Author : Alex S. Vitale
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 07 December 2021
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The best-selling bible of the movement to defund the police in an updated edition The massive uprising that followed the police killing of George Floyd in the summer of 2020— by some estimates the largest protests in US history—thrust the argument to defund the police to the forefront of international politics. That case had been put persuasively a few years earlier in The End of Policing by Alex Vitale, now a leading figure in the urgent public discussion over policing

Tangled Up in Blue

Tangled Up in Blue
  • Author : Rosa Brooks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 09 February 2021
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Named one of the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington Post “Tangled Up in Blue is a wonderfully insightful book that provides a lens to critically analyze urban policing and a road map for how our most dispossessed citizens may better relate to those sworn to protect and serve.” —The Washington Post “Remarkable . . . Brooks has produced an engaging page-turner that also outlines many broadly applicable lessons and sensible policy reforms.” —Foreign Affairs Journalist and law professor Rosa

Black Police in America

Black Police in America
  • Author : W. Marvin Dulaney
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 26 May 1996
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Traces the growth, disappearance, and eventual return of an African American presence in police forces, and links developments to changes in Black influence on the political process

Race and Policing in America

Race and Policing in America
  • Author : Ronald Weitzer,Steven A. Tuch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 12 June 2006
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Race and Policing in America is about relations between police and citizens, with a focus on racial differences. It utilizes both the authors' own research and other studies to examine Americans' opinions, preferences, and personal experiences regarding the police. Guided by group-position theory and using both existing studies and the authors' own quantitative and qualitative data (from a nationally representative survey of whites, blacks, and Hispanics), this book examines the roles of personal experience, knowledge of others' experiences (vicarious experience),

The Profession

The Profession
  • Author : Bill Bratton,Peter Knobler
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 08 June 2021
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“Engaging. . . a remarkably candid account. . . Succeeding as a centrist in public life these days can be an almost impossible task. But centrism in law enforcement may be the most delicate challenge of all. Bratton’s ability to practice it was a startling phenomenon.” –New York Times Book Review The epic, transformative career of Bill Bratton, legendary police commissioner and police reformer, in Boston, Los Angeles, and New York When Bill Bratton became a Boston street cop after his return from

Black and Blue

Black and Blue
  • Author : Jeff Pegues
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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The recent killings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Ferguson, and elsewhere are just the latest examples of the longstanding rift between law enforcement and people of color. In this revealing journey to the heart of a growing crisis, CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues provides unbiased facts, statistics, and perspectives from both sides of the community-police divide. Pegues has rare access to top law enforcement officials throughout the country, including former FBI Director James Comey and police chiefs

Beaten Black and Blue

Beaten Black and Blue
  • Author : Brandon Tatum
  • Publisher : Bombardier Books
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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“Defund the police!” is shouted in the streets. A.C.A.B. is spray painted on precinct buildings. Countless citizens believe all police are racists. In this era of civil unrest and political divide, how do Black cops—or any cops—maintain the motivation and commitment to do their job? Former police officer, co-founder of BLEXIT, and Founder and CEO of The Officer Tatum—Brandon Tatum shares his story and the stories of other police officers in the pages of

To Protect and Serve

To Protect and Serve
  • Author : Norm Stamper
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 07 June 2016
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The police in America belong to the people -- not the other way around. Yet millions of Americans experience their cops as racist, brutal, and trigger-happy: an overly aggressive, militarized enemy of the people. For their part, today's officers feel they are under siege -- misunderstood, unfairly criticized, and scapegoated for society's ills. Is there a fix? Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper believes there is. Policing is in crisis. The last decade has witnessed a vast increase in police

Our Enemies in Blue

Our Enemies in Blue
  • Author : Kristian Williams
  • Publisher : AK Press
  • Release : 03 August 2015
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Let's begin with the basics: violence is an inherent part of policing. The police represent the most direct means by which the state imposes its will on the citizenry. They are armed, trained, and authorized to use force. Like the possibility of arrest, the threat of violence is implicit in every police encounter. Violence, as well as the law, is what they represent. Using media reports alone, the Cato Institute's last annual study listed nearly seven thousand victims of police "

The History of Policing America

The History of Policing America
  • Author : Laurence Armand French
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 05 April 2018
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America’s first known system of law enforcement was established more than 350 years ago. Today law enforcement faces issues such as racial discrimination, use of force, and Body Worn Camera (BWC) scrutiny. But the birth and development of the American police can be traced to a multitude of historical, legal and political-economic conditions. In The History of Policing America: From Militias and Military to the Law Enforcement of Today, Laurence Armand French traces how and why law enforcement agencies evolved