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The Politics of the Police

The Politics of the Police Author Robert Reiner
ISBN-10 9780199283392
Release 2010-03-04
Pages 319
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This fourth edition of Robert Reiner's popular and highly-acclaimed text contains substantial revisions, to take into account the recent and profound changes in the law, policy and organisation of policing.



Complaints Against Police

Complaints Against Police Author Colleen Lewis
ISBN-10 187606711X
Release 1999
Pages 216
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Who guards the guardians? How do liberal democracies ensure that citizens who have been granted authority to legitimately deprive other citizens of their freedom - the police - are held accountable to society for the way in which they exercise their powers? This is a clear account of reform in complaints against police. It is also about public policy and political relationships. It analyses how relations between police, government and civilian oversight bodies can affect the success of police accountability policies. The book looks at models in Australia, Britain, the USA and Canada, identifying shared difficulties which cross city, county, state, provincial and national boundaries. The analysis of two case studies from the Australian state of Queensland outline why the first attempt at civilian oversight was an abject failure, and the conditions which led to the creation of the second - a unique and powerful external, independent civilian oversight body. Lewis shows how external relations must be examined in evaluating the success or failure of the civilian oversight process, and presents a new model extending beyond the traditional reactive approach.



Crime Class and Corruption

Crime  Class and Corruption Author Audrey Farrell
ISBN-10 0906224705
Release 1992
Pages 207
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Policing the World

Policing the World Author Malcolm Anderson
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105038599895
Release 1989
Pages 211
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Interpol, the oldest and best-known institution fostering cooperation among the police forces of the world, tackles drug trafficking, terrorism, and other modern day criminal activities. Recently, however, speculation has arisen: is it the most effective organization for today's global conditions, or should it be supplanted by new arrangements? In this first scholarly study of Interpol, and of other contemporary forms of police cooperation across national boundaries, Anderson discusses the proliferation of different forms of cooperation, such as the exchange of intelligence about crimes and criminals and joint surveillance of suspects and the investigation of crimes. Recognizing that contact between police forces of sovereign independent states has always been sensitive, he analyzes uncertainty as to the extent of police cooperation, and examines the shadowy role of security forces and the influence of different forms of training on police attitudes.



The Police the People the Politics

The Police  the People  the Politics Author Michelle Kagari
ISBN-10 9788188205288
Release 2006
Pages 86
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The Politics of Force

The Politics of Force Author Regina G. Lawrence
ISBN-10 0520924312
Release 2000-11-06
Pages 268
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When police brutality becomes front-page news, it triggers a sudden, intense interaction between the media, the public, and the police. Regina Lawrence ably demonstrates how these news events provide the raw materials for looking at underlying problems in American society. Journalists, policy makers, and the public use such stories to define a problematic situation, and this process of problem definition gives the media a crucial role in our public policy debates. Lawrence extensively analyzes more than 500 incidents of police use-of-force covered by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times from 1985 to 1994, with additional analysis of more recent incidents such as as the shooting of Amadou Diallo in New York. The incidents include but are not limited to those defined as "police brutality." Lawrence reveals the structural and cultural forces that both shape the news and allow police to define most use-of-force incidents, which occur in far greater numbers than are reported, she says. Lawrence explores the dilemma of obtaining critical media perspectives on policing policies. She examines the factors that made the coverage of the Rodney King beating so significant, particularly after the incident was captured on video. At the same time, she shows how an extraordinary news event involving the police can become a vehicle for marginalized social groups to gain entrance into the media arena. In contrasting "event-driven" problem definition with the more thoroughly studied "institutionally driven" news stories, Lawrence's book fills a major gap in media studies. It also offers a broader understanding of the interplay between the criminal justice system and the media in today's world.



Chicanos and the police

Chicanos and the police Author Nancy L. Geilhufe
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105039905091
Release 1979
Pages 133
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The Politics of Police Reform

The Politics of Police Reform Author Erica Marat
ISBN-10 9780190861490
Release 2018
Pages 232
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There is a Russian saying that "police mirror society." The gist of this is that every society is policed to the extent that it allows itself to be policed. Centralized in control but decentralized in their reach, the police are remarkably similar in structure, chain of command, and their relationships with the political elite across post-Soviet nations--they also remain one of the least reformed post-communist institutions. As a powerful state organ, the Soviet-style militarized police have resisted change despite democratic transformations in the overall political context, including rounds of competitive elections and growing civil society. While consensus between citizens and the state about reform may be possible in democratic nations, it is considerably more difficult to achieve in authoritarian states. Across post-Soviet countries, such discussions most often occur between political elites and powerful non-state actors, such as criminal syndicates and nationalistic ethnic groups, rather than the wider citizenry. Even in countries where one or more rounds of democratic elections have taken place since 1991, empowered citizens and politicians have not renegotiated the way states police and coerce society. On the contrary, in many post-Soviet countries, police functions have expanded to serve the interests of the ruling political elites. What does it take to reform a post-Soviet police force? This book explores the conditions in which a meaningful transformation of the police is likely to succeed and when it will fail. Departing from the conventional interpretation of the police as merely an institution of coercion, this book defines it as a medium for state-society consensus on the limits of the state's legitimate use of violence. It thus considers policing not as a way to measure the state's capacity to coerce society, but rather as a reflection of a complex society bound together by a web of casual interactions and political structures. The book compares reform efforts in Ukraine, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan, finding that bottom-up public mobilization is likely to emerge in the aftermath of transformative violence--an incident when the usual patterns of policing are interrupted with unprecedented brutality against vulnerable individuals. Ultimately, The Politics of Police Reform examines the various pathways to transforming how the state relates to society through policing.



The Politics of Street Crime

The Politics of Street Crime Author Stuart Scheingold
ISBN-10 1566390249
Release 1992-06-23
Pages 250
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Americans find street crime terrifying and repellent. Yet we vicariously seek it out in virtually all of our media: books, newspapers, television, films, and the theatre. Stuart Scheingold confronts this cultural contradiction and asks why street crime is generally regarded in the trivializing and punitive images of cops and robbers that attribute crime to the willful acts of flawed individuals rather than to the structural shortcomings of a flawed society. In his case study of the police and criminal courts in the community he calls "Cedar City," a medium-sized city in the Western United States, Scheingold examines the effects of this cultural contradiction and these punitive predispositions on politics and policy making.



Policing the Police

Policing the Police Author Martin Kettle
ISBN-10 OCLC:1004038573
Release 1980
Pages 213
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The Politics of Policing in Greater China

The Politics of Policing in Greater China Author Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo
ISBN-10 9781137390707
Release 2016-11-21
Pages 333
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This book examines the politics of policing in Greater China, including mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. As the author shows, police ideological indoctrination is strongest in mainland China, followed by Hong Kong, and Taiwan, where the police is under increasing political stress, in the aftermath of rising public protests and socio-political movements. Macao's police, on the other hand, is far less politicized and indoctrinated than their mainland Chinese counterpart. This book demonstrates that policing in China is a distinctive and extensive topic, as it involves not only crime control, but also crisis management and protest control, governance and corruption (or anti-corruption), the management of customs and immigration, the control over legal and illegal migrants, the transfer of criminals and extradition, and intergovernmental police cooperation and coordination. As economic integration is increasing rapidly in Greater China, this region's policing deserves special attention.



THE POLICE THE PEOPLE THE POLITICS Police accountability in Ghana

THE POLICE  THE PEOPLE  THE POLITICS  Police accountability in Ghana Author
ISBN-10 9788188205509
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The Politics of Community Policing

The Politics of Community Policing Author William Lyons
ISBN-10 0472089013
Release 2002-07
Pages 256
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Community policing, the author argues, does not necessarily empower the community but often increases the power of the police



The Politics of Crime in Turkey

The Politics of Crime in Turkey Author Zeynep Gönen
ISBN-10 9781786720542
Release 2016-11-03
Pages 288
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During the 2013 Gezi Park Uprisings, the role and behaviour of the Turkish Police made headlines across the world. This book focuses on urban crime and policing in Turkey since the steady economic decline of the 1990s. Concentrating on the attempts to ‘modernize’ the policing of Izmir, Zeynep Gönen highlights how the police force expanded their territorial control over the urban space, specifically targeting the poor and racialized segments of the city. Through in-depth interviews and ethnographic observations of these ‘targeted’ populations, as well as rare ethnographic data from the Turkish police, surveys of the media and politicians’ rhetoric, Gönen shows how Kurdish migrants have been criminalized as dangerous ‘enemies’ of the order.



The Politics of Police Reform in Bangladesh

The Politics of Police Reform in Bangladesh Author Gias Uddin
ISBN-10 3843369755
Release 2011-10
Pages 76
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Police Reform, described as 'too hot to handle' by Stephen Savage, is a critical issue in the developing democracies. Bangladesh, a former British Colony as part of the British ruled India, liberated in 1971, is still governed by the 19th Century British Laws which is long overdue to reform. The Police Act of 1861 is yet to be reformed to fulfill the requirements of democracy. The Government initiated Police Reform Programme (PRP), supported by Department for International Development (DFID) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has been struggling to be implemented to reform the Police 'Force' of Bangladesh towards a Police 'Service'. This book has mainly focused on the complex issues of Policing and Police Reforms in Bangladesh with special emphasis on the Police Reform regard to developing democracies.



The Politics of Community Policing

The Politics of Community Policing Author Wilson Edward Reed
ISBN-10 9781135023225
Release 2013-06-17
Pages 176
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



The politics of crime prevention

The politics of crime prevention Author Brigitte C. M. Koch
ISBN-10 UOM:39015041797641
Release 1998
Pages 213
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This book is a comprehensive account of crime prevention policy in England and Wales. It examines crime prevention policy under the Conservative Government and examines the direction that the newly elected Labour administration is taking. Particular attention is paid to the years 1995 to 1997. The book goes beyond the Home Office and examines the roles of the Police, Probation, Crime Concern, NACRO, the Local Government Association and the role of the national Community Safety Network in national crime prevention policy making. It examines how some agencies influence policy and how others have struggled to have a voice.The methods used to conduct the research include interviewing key persons involved in national crime prevention policy making; distributing questionnaires to police and probation officers of all ranks in Boroughville; and analyzing documents from various organizations such as the Police Probationer Training manual and minutes to the Association of Chief Police Officers sub-committee on crime prevention from their inaugural meeting in September 1986 until May 1995.