The Field Training Concept in Criminal Justice Agencies

Author: Glenn F. Kaminsky

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130177872

Category: Law

Page: 232

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The first definitive work on the subject, this manual/workbook provides readers with a hands-on introduction to the concepts, practices, tactics, and philosophies of the field training experience. It details the implementation and operation of the popular San Jose Model--now used by nearly 75% of law enforcement agencies and a significant number of telecommunications and corrections facilities. How to design and implement a field training and evaluation program and how to customize it to fit individual organizational needs. How to develop evaluations that ensure objectivity and reliability and that can withstand challenges, including courtroom challenges. Remedial and other training practices. The roles of the FTO/supervisor/manager. The National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO). For those in Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Communications.

Police Education and Training in a Global Society

Author: Peter C. Kratcoski,Dilip K. Das

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739108130

Category: Education

Page: 430

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Provides an international survey of police officer education, exploring similarities and differences in preparing police to meet goals and accomplish missions around the world.

Police Administration

Author: Gary W Cordner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1455731196

Category: Social Science

Page: 566

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Police Administration provides a thorough overview of what police supervisors and administrators need to know. The text examines police administration from four distinct perspectives: a systems perspective (the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human behavioral perspective (the human element in organizations); and a strategic management perspective (communications and information systems, performance evaluation, strategies and tactics, and promising approaches to increasing police agency effectiveness). In addition to detailed coverage of management functions and organizational principles, the book emphasizes diversity principles and developing police agencies as learning organizations. A concluding chapter covers contemporary issues, including community engagement, collaboration, globalization, racial profiling, mass media and social media, cyber-crime, terrorism, and homeland security. The eighth edition includes analysis of timely matters such as technology, the police intelligence function, information sharing, interagency cooperation, and more. Each chapter is enhanced with learning objectives, discussion questions, and feature boxes. Six case studies with discussion questions provide opportunities for the reader to review real-world situations.

Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement

Author: Larry E. Sullivan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761926496

Category: Social Science

Page: 1508

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This three-volume Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement provides a comprehensive, critical, and descriptive examination of all facets of law enforcement on the state and local, federal and national, and international stages. This work is a unique reference source that provides readers with informed discussions on the practice and theory of policing in an historical and contemporary framework. The volumes treat subjects that are particular to the area of state and local, federal and national, and international policing. Many of the themes and issues of policing cut across disciplinary borders, however, and several entries provide comparative information that places the subject in context.



Law Enforcement and Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century

Author: Clyde L. Cronkhite

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449641342

Category: Law

Page: 427

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Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the most current events and information, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive examination of the prevailing criminal justice organizations present in law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems. Using a realistic, field-based approach that combines theory with application, this text explores the operations, issues, and practices that administrators within criminal justice face today. This Second Edition blends historic administrative themes and concepts with contemporary issues and future trends. Throughout the text, the Contextual Themes Model (Organization, Employee Relations, Open Systems, Social Equity, Client-oriented Service) of criminal justice administration is provided to aid the readers in connecting the concepts of administration to key terms, theories, and ultimately to the application of the concepts. Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Second Edition is organized into three parts. Part I develops key concepts from the history of administrative practices and organizes them into the five Contextual Themes. Part II applies these administrative concepts to contemporary criminal justice administration using the Contextual Themes. Part III explores the application of the key concepts with discussions on the cutting-edge issues that face criminal justice administrators now and in the future. Every new printed copy is packaged with full student access to the companion website, which features a variety of enaging and interactive study tools! (eBook version does not include access to the student companion website. Standalone access can be purchased here http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449655150/). Key Features: • Now available in paperback! • Revised figures and tables and updated statistics throughout present the most current trends and data in criminal justice administration. • Contains new Current Status sections at the conclusion of chapters in Parts II and III summarizing the latest trends discussed. • Key terms and concepts listed at the end of each chapter familiarize readers with the language they will encounter at the administrative level. A compendium listing all terms and concepts is included at the end of the text for easy reference. • End of chapter review questions and activities encourage further participation and research. Resources: • Instructor’s Manual • PowerPoint Lecture Outlines • complete Test Bank • Student Companion Website

Training the 21st Century Police Officer

Redefining Police Professionalism for the Los Angeles Police Department

Author: Russell W. Glenn

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 258

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Restructure the LAPD Training Group to allow the centralization of planning; instructor qualification, evaluation, and retention; and more efficient use of resources.




Police Organization and Training

Innovations in Research and Practice

Author: M.R. Haberfeld,Curtis A. Clarke,Dale L. Sheehan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461407454

Category: Social Science

Page: 214

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Criminal enterprises are growing in sophistication. Terrorism is an ongoing security threat. The general public is more knowledgeable about legal matters. These developments, among others, necessitate new methods in police work--and in training new recruits and in-service officers. Given these challenges, improvements in training are a vital means of both staying ahead of lawbreakers and delivering the most effective services to the community. Police Organization and Training surveys innovations in law enforcement training in its evolution from military-style models toward continuing professional development, improved investigation methods, and overall best practices. International dispatches by training practitioners, academics, and other experts from the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, and elsewhere emphasize blended education methods, competency-building curricula, program and policy development, and leadership concepts. These emerging paradigms and technologies, coupled with a clear focus on ethical issues, provide a lucid picture of the future of police training in both educational and law enforcement contexts. In addition, the book's training templates are not only instructive but also adaptable to different locales. Featured in the coverage: Simulation technology as a training tool, the Investigation Skill Education Program and the Professionalizing Investigation Program, redesigning specialized advanced criminal investigation and training, a situation-oriented approach to addressing potentially dangerous situations, developments in United Nations peacekeeping training and combating modern piracy Police Organization and Training is a key resource for researcher sand policymakers in comparative criminal justice, police and public administration, and police training academies. It also has considerable utility as a classroom text in courses on policing and police administration. Includes a forward by Ronald K Noble, Secretary General of INTERPOL.

Police Selection and Training

The Role of Psychology

Author: J.C. Yuille

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400944349

Category: Psychology

Page: 376

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The New Police Officer During the past twenty years the tasks required of police officers have expanded and changed with dramatic rapidi ty. The tradi tional roles of the police had been those of law enforcement and the maintenance of public order. As a consequence police officers were typically large-bodied males, selected for their physical abilities and trained to accept orders and enforce the law. Over the past two decades, however, the industrialized nations have placed a variety of new demands on police officers. To traditional law enforcement and public order tasks have been added social work, mental health duties, and cORllluni ty relations work. For example, domestic disputes, violence between husbands and wives, lovers, relatives, etc. , have increased in frequency and severity (or at least there has been a dramatic increase in reporting the occurence of domestic violence). Our societies have no formal system to deal with domestic disputes and the responsibility to do so, in most countries, has fallen to the police. In fact, in some areas as many as 607. of calls for service to the police are related to domestic disputes (see the chapter in this text by Dutton). As a result the police officer has had to become a skilled social worker, able to intervene with sensi ti vi ty in domestic situations. Alternatively, in the case of West Germany, the officer has had to learn to work co-operatively with social workers (see the chapter by Steinhilper).

Ethics for the Public Service Professional

Author: Aric W. Dutelle, M. F. S.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439891184

Category: House & Home

Page: 229

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Public service professionals — government officials, those in the legal system, first responders, and investigators — confront ethical issues every day. In an environment where each decision can mean the difference between life and death or freedom and imprisonment, deciding on an ethical course of action can pose challenges to even the most seasoned professional. Ethics for the Public Service Professional explores these issues as they relate to virtually all areas of public service. Examining the history of ethics, codes, and legislation relating to public service, this volume: Provides timely coverage of current police and public service controversies Discusses important new mechanisms of accountability, including comprehensive use-of-force reporting, citizen complaint procedures, early intervention systems, and police auditors Presents real-life situations faced by those within public service, encouraging discussion and debate Incorporates news stories throughout the text to demonstrate the diverse scope of ethical issues within the public service workplace Includes a list of Web sites to facilitate further research Each chapter begins with learning objectives to emphasize active rather than passive learning, along with key terms for readers to assimilate. Many chapters contain Ripped from the Headlines current event examples that demonstrate actual scenarios involving the issues discussed within the chapter. Case studies and summations further assist readers in comprehending the material, along with sections offering insight from public servants specializing in a particular area. Review questions at the end of each chapter test comprehension.

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

Policy Implications for the 21st Century

Author: Don Josi, PhD,Dale Sechrest, PhD

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750699624

Category: Law

Page: 184

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Presents a comprehensive, timely, issue oriented perspective on the changing career field of the correctional officer. Looks at the personnel, management and organisational issues impacting on correctional officer career path development, and the need for professionalisation.

Police Vehicular Pursuits

Constitutionality, Liability and Negligence

Author: Wendy L. Hicks

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 0398085277

Category: Law

Page: 120

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The field of police vehicular pursuits is replete with complex, often conflicting, legal issues. The consequences of negligence can have far- reaching implications for law enforcement agencies as well as individuals. While this book is not an indepth legal analysis of pursuit ramifications, it provides discriminating readers with the most up-to-date guide to understanding the many legal intricacies involved with police pursuits. The text provides comprehensive examination of legal aspects underlying police department pursuits and policy considerations; exploration of liability and negligence.

Readings on Criminal Justice, Criminal Law & Policing

Author: Marc Cools,Sofie De Kimpe,Brice De Ruyver

Publisher: Maklu

ISBN: 9046602419

Category: Law

Page: 381

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In today's globalized society, an international exchange of ideas and views is indispensable within the field of social sciences, including criminology and criminal justice studies. The research group Governance of Security (GofS) fosters contemporary international discourses on issues of crime and crime control. In 2008, GofS started a research paper series, combining theoretical and empirical articles on issues reflecting the research activities of GofS. This research group is a collaboration between Ghent University and Ghent University College in Belgium. GofS concentrates its research around the study of administrative and judicial policy that have been developed with respect to new issues of crime and insecurity. The GofS series â?? Governance of Security Research Papers (GofS) â?? is published by Maklu Publishing (Belgium). Readings on Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Policing â?? Volume 2 of GofS's series Governance of Security Research Papers â?? includes the following: Punishment across Borders: The Rationales behind International Execution of Sentences â?¢ Interpreting the Concept of 'Discretionary Power' within the Execution of Sentences: A Comparison between the Belgian and French Situation â?¢ Esperanto for EU Crime Statistics: Towards Common European Offense Definitions in an EU-level Offense Classification System â?¢ Developing a Framework for the Legal Rights of Victims and Witnesses â?¢ What Can European Institutions and the International Criminal Court Learn from Each Other? â?¢ Purpose Limitation in EU-US Data Exchange in Criminal Matters: The Remains of the Day â?¢ Some Criminal Law Reflections on the Sexual Transmission of HIV â?¢ Reading about Crime in Post-Intervention Societies: A Critical Assessment â?¢ Policing and Leadership: The Case of the Belgian Chiefs of the Local Police â?¢ Reflections on the Possible Integration of Intelligence-Led Policing into Community Policing: The Belgian Case â?¢ Reliability and Correlational Validity of Police Interview Competences: Assessing the Stability of the Police Interview Competency Inventory â?¢ The Role of Europol in Joint Investigation Teams: A Foretaste of an Executive European Police Office? â?¢ Checking Aspects of a "Nodal Orientation" for Policing the Port of Antwerp.

Policing in America

Author: Larry K. Gaines,Victor E. Kappeler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0323321453

Category: Law

Page: 676

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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, ethics and deviance, civil liability, and police-community relations. A critical assessment of police history and the role politics played in the development of American police institutions is also addressed, as well as globalization, terrorism, and homeland security. This new edition not only offers updated research and examples, it also incorporates more ways for the reader to connect to the content through learning objectives, discussion questions, and "Myths and Realities of Policing" boxes. Video and Internet links provide additional coverage of important issues. With completely revised and updated chapters, Policing in America, Eighth Edition provides an up-to-date examination of what to expect as a police officer in America. In full color, including photographs and illustrations Video links provide additional coverage of topics discussed in the text Learning objectives, critical thinking questions, and review questions in every chapter help to reinforce key concepts Updated figures and “Myths and Realities of Policing boxes provide important context Includes all-new content, such as further coverage of violent crime reduction programs, gangs, and drug use Access to student and instructor ancillaries, including Self-Assessments, Case Studies, Test Bank, and PowerPoint Lecture Slides


Folklife Along the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River

Author: Benita J. Howell,Susan Stonich

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9781572332317

Category: History

Page: 318

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The original National Park Service technical report that forms the basis for this work also serves as a pioneering example of applied ethnography in the National Park System. This kind of research has become a recognized tool for national park planning and cultural resource interpretation over the past two decades. In a new introduction and postscript, Benita J. Howell places her work in historical context and updates the reader on the more recent development of the area.