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Global Issues in Contemporary Policing

1st Edition

Edited by John A. Eterno, Arvind Verma, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das

CRC Press

250 pages

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Description

This book addresses six areas of policing: performance management, professional and academic partnerships, preventing and fighting crime and terrorism, immigrant and multicultural populations, policing the police, and cyber-security. The book contains the most current and ground-breaking research across the world of policing with contributors from over 20 countries. It is also a suitable reference or textbook in a special topics course. It consists of edited versions of the best papers presented at the IPES annual meeting in Budapest.

Table of Contents

Section I

Leadership and Accountability

  1. Policing Continuity and Change
  2. Peter C. Kratcoski

  3. Police Executive Leadership and Police Legitimacy
  4. Vipul Kumar

  5. On the Acceptability of Closer Public-Private Policing Partnerships: Views from the Public Side
  6. Stephen B. Perrott and Krystina Trites

  7. Reactive and Proactive Measures of Police Corruption and Control: Comparative Study in Three Countries
  8. Branislav Simonovic, Maximilian Edelbacher, and Bakhit Nurgaliyev

    Section II

    Analysis

  9. Using Complaints against the Police to Improve Community-Police Relations
  10. Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Mira Taitz, Chantal Sowemimo-Coker, and Ida Nguyen

  11. Cybercrime, Cyberattacks, and Problems of Implementing Organizational Cybersecurity
  12. Anthony Minnaar

  13. Intelligence Analysis: A Key Tool for Modern Police Management—The Romanian Perspective
  14. Sorina-Maria Cofan and Aurel-Mihail Băloi

    Section III

    Satisfaction and Community Connections

  15. Paradigm Shift in Hong Kong Public Order Policing
  16. Wing Kwong Yung and Sandy Chau

  17. Citizen Satisfaction with Police: The Effects of Income Level and Prior Victimization Experiences on Citizen Perception of Police
  18. Robert D. Hanser, Creel S. Gallagher, and Attapol Kuanliang

  19. Transformations in Policing—Two Decades of Experience in Community Policing in Slovenia
  20. Branko Lobnikar, Gorazd Meško, and Maja Modic

  21. Policing by Consent: Exploring the Possibilities of Functional Linkage between Local Police Stations and Panchayat

Sony Kunjappan

About the Editors

John A. Eterno received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a Professor, Associate Dean, and Director of Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice at Molloy College and a retired Captain from the New York Police Department. Molloy College has recognized his accomplishments with specific awards in various areas including research/publication, teaching and service. He has penned numerous books, book chapters, articles, and editorials on various topics in policing. Some examples of his most recent publications: an op-ed in the New York Times entitled "Policing by the Numbers"; several peer-reviewed articles in Justice Quarterly and the books, The Crime Numbers Game: Management by Manipulation (with Eli B. Silverman), The New York City Police Department: The Impact of Its Policies and Practices, and The Detective’s Handbook (with Cliff Roberson).

Arvind Verma is a former officer of the Indian Police Service and currently Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is the author of a large number of publications. His research interests are in policing of India and computational criminology.

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 is a professor of criminal justice, former police chief, founding editor-in-chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal (PPR), and a human rights consultant to the United Nations. After serving in the Indian Police Service for 14 years, he moved to the United States, where he later became the founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES), which is in special consultative status with the United Nations. He has authored, edited, and coedited more than 30 books and numerous articles, has received several faculty excellence awards, and was a Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.

About the Series

International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) was founded in 1994 to address one major challenge, i.e., the two worlds of research and practice remain disconnected even though cooperation between the two is growing. Research is often published in hard-to-access journals and presented in a manner that is difficult for some to comprehend. On the other hand, police practitioners tend not to mix with researchers and remain secretive about their work. Consequently there is little dialogue between the two, and almost no attempt to learn from one another.

The aims and objectives of the IPES are to provide a forum to foster closer relationships among police researchers and practitioners on a global scale, to facilitate cross-cultural international and interdisciplinary exchanges for the enrichment of this law enforcement, to encourage discussion, and to publish research on challenging and contemporary problems facing the policing profession. The IPES facilitates interaction and the exchange of ideas and opinions on all aspects of policing, and is structured to encourage dialogue in both formal and informal settings.

The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) holds annual meetings of policing scholars and practitioners who represent many countries. The best papers are selected, thoroughly revised, fully updated, meticulously edited, and published as books based upon the theme of each meeting. This repository of knowledge from renowned criminal justice scholars and police professionals under the co-publication imprint of IPES and Routledge (formerly CRC Press) chronicles the important contributions of the International Police Executive Symposium over the last two decades.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW026000
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology