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Civilian Oversight of Police : Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement (Hardcover)

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Editors Prenzler and den Heyer present readers with a collection of academic essays and scholarly articles focused on the civilian oversight of law enforcement personnel. The selections that make up the text are focused on both the history and performance of various police oversight agencies throughout the world, utilizing citizen, complainant, and police responses to oversight; experiences with various types of response to complaints; and data regarding police conduct. Tim Penzler is a faculty member of the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Garth den Heyer is with the Police Foundation in Washington D.C. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Various external agencies have a role in improving police conduct and providing a fair forum for complaints against police. Presenting insight from the world's foremost scholars, this book uses case studies combined with hard and soft data on police behavior to explore the management of police conduct. Emphasizing the concept of shared responsibility for effective police integrity management, the authors discuss what works and what doesn?t and present a best practices model for managing police conduct. They also describe the impact of oversight agencies on police policy.

Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Police
Series Title: Advances in Police Theory and Practice
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 46758852
UPC: 9781482234183
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6432
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