Multicultural Law Enforcement : Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society

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Edition: 4th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01
Publisher(s): Prentice Hall
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For courses in Multicultural Law Enforcement and Special Topics in Policing. MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT now in its 4th edition! This classic is used in criminal justice programs throughout North America - from universities and colleges to police academies and professional development programs in law enforcement. This new edition provides culture specifics on major ethnic and minority groups as well as cases, protocols, and guidelines to improve law enforcement within a diverse workforce and society. Multicultural Law Enforcement, 4th Edition, with accompanying instructional tools, is a complete learning package designed to assist all levels of criminal justice representatives in understanding the pervasive influences of culture, race, and ethnicity in the workplace and in multicultural communities. The textbooks information and insights will undoubtedly contribute to the increased professionalism required to address the complex diversity issues that affect law enforcement today. This new edition has been updated and expanded to provide practical information and guidelines for law enforcement managers, supervisors, officers, and instructors.

Table of Contents

Impact of Cultural Diversity on Law Enforcement
Multicultural Communities: Challenges for Law Enforcement
The Changing Law Enforcement Agency: A Microcosm of Society
Multicultural Representation in Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion
Cross-Cultural Communications for Law Enforcement
Cultural Specifics for Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Contact with Asian/Pacific Americans
Law Enforcement Contact with African Americans
Law Enforcement Contact with Latino/Hispanic Americans
Law Enforcement Contact with Arab Americans and Other Middle Eastern Groups
Law Enforcement Contact with Native Americans
Multicultural Law Enforcement Elements in Terrorism and Homeland Security
Multicultural Law Enforcement and Terrorism: Overview, Response Strategies, and Multicultural Communities
Law Enforcement in Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness
Response Strategies: Crimes Motivated by Hate/Bias and Racial Profiling
Hate/Bias Crimes: Insights and Response Strategies
Hate/Bias Crimes: Reporting and Tracking
Racial Profiling
Cultural Effectiveness for Peace Officers
Emerging Strategies, Roles, and Technology for Peace Officers in Multicultural Law Enforcement
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