For courses in Police Community Relations, Police and Society, Community-Oriented Policing, and Special Topics in Policing and/or Criminal Justice.
This text first defines the concept of community-oriented policing, then guides students through a systemic approach to both its principles and practices. Providing a perfect balance of theory and applications, it considers various interpretations of the overall philosophy and approach to community-oriented policing.
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"I have reviewed and used numerous hooks for this course 'Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective.' Simply said, Dr. Oliver's book covers the subject in a smart orderly manner for the student and the instructor." — Bruce T. Smith, Ohio University, Chillicothe, OH
The third edition of Community-Oriented Policing: A Systemic Approach to Policing advances our knowledge and understanding from the previous editions, by incorporating the latest research and practice in community-oriented policing. While research in community-oriented policing has proliferated and practical techniques have continually been refined over the past twenty years, Oliver's third edition keeps up with the latest developments to keep the information relative. At the same time, the book continues to provide a balance in presentation between theory and practice, making it useful for professors, students, and police practitioners.New to the Third Edition:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131122916
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0131122916 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0046200
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131122916
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 3rd edition. 533 pages. 9.00x6.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0131122916