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Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Robert M. Shusta, Deena R. Levine, Herbert Z. Wong, Aaron T. Olson, Philip R. Harris

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 4, 2010

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For courses in Multicultural Law Enforcement and Special Topics in Policing.

 

This classic text explains how the influences of culture, race, and ethnicity impact law enforcement and the communities they serve. Known for its breadth of coverage, this book addresses a variety of populations and includes new material on the mentally ill, the homeless, gangs, immigrants, Native Americans, multiracial groups, and cross-cultural communications styles. Using cases, guidelines, and protocols, it focuses on the contact police officers and civilian employees have with the community and stresses the importance of cultural awareness, understanding and respect.

Table of Contents

PART I: IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT

1.      Multicultural Communities: Challenges for Law Enforcement

2.      The Changing Law Enforcement Agency: A Microcosm of Society

3.      Multicultural Representation in Law Enforcement: Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion

4.      Cross-Cultural Communication for Law Enforcement

 

PART II: CULTURAL SPECIFICS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

5.      Law Enforcement Contact with Asian/Pacific Americans

6.      Law Enforcement Contact with African Americans

7.      Law Enforcement Contact with Latino/Hispanic Americans

8.      Law Enforcement Contact with Arab Americans and Other Middle Eastern Groups

9.      Law Enforcement Contact with Native Americans

 

PART III: MULTICULTURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ELEMENTS IN TERRORISM AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

10.  Multicultural Law Enforcement and Terrorism, Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness

 

PART IV: RESPONSE STRATEGIES FOR CRIMES MOTIVATED BY HATE/BIAS AND RACIAL PROFILING

11.  Hate/Bias Crimes: Victims, Laws, Investigations, and Prosecutions

12.  Hate/Bias Crimes: Reporting, Monitoring, and Response Strategies

13.  Racial Profiling

 

PART V: CULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS FOR PEACE OFFICERS

14.  Community Policing and Multicultural Response Strategies for Gangs, the Homeless and the Mentally Ill

15.  Emerging Strategies, Roles, and Technology for Peace Officers in Multicultural Law Enforcement

 

APPENDIX A: MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY AND WORKFORCE: ATTITUDE ASSESSMENT SURVEY

 

APPENDIX B: CULTURAL DEVERSITY SURVEY: NEEDS ASSESSMENT

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Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-510506-1