The Evolution of Policing: Worldwide Innovations and Insights, 1st Edition

  • Melchor C. de Guzman
  • Published By: CRC Press
  • ISBN-10: 146656718X
  • ISBN-13: 9781466567184
  • DDC: 363.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 504 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Each year, the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) holds a global conference for police scholars and practitioners to exchange information about the latest trends in police practice and research. Drawn from recent proceedings, The Evolution of Policing: Worldwide Innovations and Insights explores major policing initiatives and evolutions across the globe and presents practical insights on how police are retooling their profession.

A survey of the evolving roles and practices in policing across the world, the book is written in a style accessible to a wide audience. The expert insight will assist scholars in seeking directions for their current research endeavors while at the same time enabling practitioners to implement new programs or fine-tune their current practices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Ipes Preface.
Introduction: Environmental Factors for Policing Evolutions.
The Evolving Nature of Police Roles in Democratic and Democratizing Societies.
1: A Clash of Modern Professionalism and Oriental Despotism: The Case of Iran, 1878–1979.
2: Challenges of Police Reforms in Lesotho.
3: The Soap Opera Rationale: A Complementary Information Management Construct in Police Work Practice.
4: Impact of Selection and Distrust in Construction of Professional Police Identity.
5: Human Rights and the South African Police Service: Are the Red Lights Coming On?.
The Evolving Nature of Community Policing.
6: Community Policing: The Bahamas Model Drawing a Thin Line between Community Policing and Traditional Policing.
7: The Community Involved and Planned Policing Model: An Alternative to Traditional Policing in Trinidad and Tobago.
8: Community Policing: A Panacea Or A Pandora' Box to Tackle the Rise in Crimes in Nigeria and South Africa.
9: Meeting with Citizens: New Local Dimensions of Dialogue between Citizens and Police Officers.
10: Community Policing in Portugal: A Long and Winding Road.
The Evolving Nature of Police Training and Personnel Management.
11: Authoritative Language in Police Training: Style in Police Students' Memoranda.
12: Job Expectation, Adjustment, and Coping Mechanisms among Women in Two Police Forces in India.
13: Efficiency of Simulated Realistic Scenarios to Provide High Psychological Stress Training for Police Officers.
14: Development of Ghana Police Service Personnel and Performance.
15: Police Writing Techniques in Reported Interviews.
The Evolving Nature of Police Operational Management.
16: Exploring System Transition in the Police Organization: The Case of the Uk Police National Database.
17: Exploring the Implementation of Head-Mounted Camera Technology in Volume Crime Scene Investigation.
18: To What Extent are All Policing Problems Wicked?.
19: Examining Police Integrity: Categorizing Corruption Vignettes.
20: Representations of the Police in the British Media: “Hard” Cops and “Soft” Cops.
Emerging Issues.
21: Urgent Police Interviews with Suspects of Terrorism under Pace: Risks and Mitigation.
22: Counterterrorism Legislation in the United Kingdom: A Review of the Impact of Control Orders.
23: A Tale of Three Us Cities: Police Accountability and Urban Indians in Albuquerque, Portland, and Duluth.
24: Medical Examination of Mentally Disordered/ Mentally Vulnerable Detainees in Police Custody in England and Wales.
25: A Comparative Study of a Centralized and a Decentralized Police System: The Plan for Adopting a Decentralized Police System in South Korea.
Consolidated Abstracts.
International Police Executive Symposium, IPES,
A Call for Authors.