Summary: For courses in Multicultural Law Enforcement and Special Topics in Policing.This classic text explains how the influences of culture, race, and ethnicity impact law enforcement and the communities they serve. Known for its breadth of coverage, this book addresses a variety of populations and includes new material on the mentally ill, the homeless, gangs, immigrants, Native Americans, multiracial groups, and cross-cultural communications styles. Using cases, guidelines, and protocols,
it focuses on the contact police officers and civilian employees have with the community and stresses the importance of cultural awareness, understanding and respect.
Summary: For courses in Multicultural Law Enforcement and Special Topics in Policing.This classic text explains how the influences of culture, race, and ethnicity impact law enforcement and the communities they serve. Known for its breadth of coverage, this book addresses a variety of populations and includes new material on the mentally ill, the homeless, gangs, immigrants, Native Americans, multiracial groups, and cross-cultural communications styles. Using cases, guidelines, and protocols, it focuses on the contact police officers and civilian employees have with the community and stresses the importance of cultural awareness, understanding and respect. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 11 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Year Published: 2011 International: No
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Table of Contents PART I: IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT 1. Multicultural Communities: Challenges for Law Enforcement 2. The Changing Law Enforcement Agency: A Microcosm of Society 3. Multicultural Representation in Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion 4. Cross-Cultural Communication for Law Enforcement PART II: CULTURAL SPECIFICS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT 5. Law Enforcement Contact with Asian/Pacific Americans 6. Law Enforcement Contact with African Americans 7. Law Enforcement Contact with Latino/Hispanic Americans 8. Law Enforcement Contact with Arab Americans and Other Middle Eastern Groups 9. Law Enforcement Contact with Native Americans PART III: MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ELEMENTS IN TERRORISM AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS 10. Multicultural Law Enforcement and Terrorism, Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness PART IV: RESPONSE STRATEGIES FOR CRIMES MOTIVATED BY HATE/BIAS AND RACIAL PROFILING 11. Hate/Bias Crimes: Victims, Laws, Investigations, and Prosecutions 12. Hate/Bias Crimes: Reporting, Monitoring, and Response Strategies 13. Racial Profiling PART V: CULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS FOR PEACE OFFICERS 14. Community Policing and Multicultural Response Strategies for Gangs, the Homeless and the Mentally Ill 15. Emerging Strategies, Roles, and Technology for Peace Officers in Multicultural Law Enforcement APPENDIX A: MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY AND WORKFORCE: ATTITUDE ASSESSMENT SURVEY APPENDIX B: CULTURAL DEVERSITY SURVEY: NEEDS ASSESSMENT
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