Community Policing in Indigenous Communities, 1st Edition

  • Mahesh K. Nalla
  • Published By: CRC Press
  • ISBN-10: 1439888957
  • ISBN-13: 9781439888957
  • DDC: 363.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 396 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Overview

Indigenous communities are typically those that challenge the laws of the nation states of which they have become—often very reluctantly—a part. Around the world, community policing has emerged in many of these regions as a product of their physical environments and cultures. Through a series of case studies, Community Policing in Indigenous Communities explores how these often deeply divided societies operate under the community policing paradigm. The book demonstrates that community policing cannot be imposed from above without grassroots input from local citizens. It is a strategy—not simply for policing with consent—but for policing in contexts where there is often little, if any, consent. It is an aspirational practice aimed to help police and communities within contested contexts to recognize that positive gains can be made, enabling communities to live in relative safety.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Contributors.
Introduction.
Africa and the Middle East.
1: Bahrain.
2: Gambia.
3: Lebanon: Community Policing in Nahr al Bared Refugee Camp.
4: Madagascar.
5: Niger.
6: Nigeria.
7: South Africa.
The Americas.
8: Argentina.
9: Canada: Aboriginal.
10: Canada: The Annapolis Valley.
11: Chile.
12: Mexico.
13: Peru.
14: Trinidad and Tobago.
15: United States: Indigenous Communities.
Asia and Oceania.
16: Afghanistan: Police Mardumi, Indigenous Civilian Policing at District Level.
17: Australia.
18: Bangladesh.
19: China.
20: India.
21: New Zealand.
22: Philippines.
23: South Korea.
24: Thailand.
Europe.
25: Croatia.
26: Finland.
27: Germany.
28: Italy.
29: The Republic of Moldova.
30: Netherlands.
31: Northern Ireland.
32: Poland.
33: Serbia.
34: Slovenia.
35: Spain.
36: Turkey.