Collection of 16 readings which analyze police-community relations on three levels: the individual police officer, the department and 'policing;' community influences; and society-wide influences. This is a revised and enlarged edition of a 1972 workbook prepared for a police-community relations workshop held at Slippery Rock State College, Slippery Rock (PA) in cooperation with the southwest region of the governor's Justice Commission of Pennsylvania. A four-page bibliography is included.This essay is worth inclusion in this reader not only for its insights on professional criminologists and the state of the profession, but because ... Another society- wide influence on police community relations is the law itself, and Professor Walter Powell, an attorney himself ... This includes, among other topics, legal safeguardsanbsp;...
|Author||:||Sylvan H. Cohen|
|Publisher||:||Ardent Media - 1975-01-01|