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- DescriptionEach 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 Invations and Insights explores major policing initiatives and evolutions across the globe and presents practical insights on how police are retooling their profession. With insight from both police practitioners and scholars, the book covers a range of topics, including: * The trends in evolving police roles among democratic and democratizing states in pursuit of improved policing models * The impact and implementation of the currently dominant philosophy of community-oriented policing * Invations occurring in police training and personnel management * Police operations and issues relating to ethics, techlogy, investigations, and public relations * Challenges to police practices, such as terrorism, decentralization, and the policing of indigeus and special population groups 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.
- Author BiographyMelchor C. de Guzman, PhD, is an associate professor of criminal justice at the College at Brockport at the State University of New York. Dr. de Guzman's research includes the examination of citizen participation in the control of the police. He also investigates organizational and environmental factors that influence police behavior. His most recent research includes the utilization of websites by police departments in the delivery of police services and the role of the police in homeland security. Aiedeo Mintie Das works as a digital media/content marketing specialist. As Director of Public Relations of the International Police Executive Symposium, she organizes international criminal justice symposia, coordinating with Ministries of Interior/Justice to bring together well-known academics and top police leaders in global venues. Currently, she is pursuing her graduate studies in Helsinki, Finland. Dilip K. Das, PhD, is a professor of criminal justice, a former police chief, and a human rights consultant for the United Nations. He is the founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES), where he manages the affairs of the organization in cooperation with an appointed group of police practitioners, academia members, and individuals from around the world. Dr. Das is also the founding editor-in-chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. A prolific writer (30 books, numerous articles and scholarly presentations), he is the Editor-in-Chief of two book series published by CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group: Advances in Police Theory and Practice and Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts and Prisons.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication28/11/2013
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleInternational Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications
- Place of PublicationBosa Roca
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCRC Press Inc
- Content Note22 black & white illustrations, 21 black & white tables
- Weight839 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Edited byAideo Mintie Das,Dilip K. Das,Melchor C. De Guzman
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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