Community Based Strategic Policing In Canada by Brian WhitelawCommunity Based Strategic Policing In Canada by Brian Whitelaw

Community Based Strategic Policing In Canada

byBrian Whitelaw, Richard B Parent

Paperback | January 21, 2013

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Police services across the country have undertaken major organizational reforms, significantly altering the structure and delivery of policing services. As a result, new strategies and programs have been designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of police services. The goal of the text's authors is to provide a comprehensive overview of the key materials, issues, and challenges faced by Canadian police services and communities as they attempt to develop partnerships to respond effectively to and prevent crime and social disorder.This text provides a comprehensive discussion of crime prevention theories, strategies, and tactics. Numerous examples throughout the book illustrate effective and innovative strategies that foster community mobilization, engagement, and support of police services.
Brian Whitelaw is currently Superintendent in charge of Calgary Transit Community Peace Officers. Brian retired from the Calgary Police Service as Inspector in 2011. In 2012, he won the Province of Alberta Solicitor General Crime Prevention Award. Brian has a Master's Degree in Public Policy, Law and Administration and is the author...
Title:Community Based Strategic Policing In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.69 × 8.31 × 0.75 inPublished:January 21, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176509410

ISBN - 13:9780176509415

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Table of Contents

Part One: Policing in CanadaChapter 1: Evolution of Canadian PolicingChapter 2: Overview of Canadian PolicingPart Two: Understanding Community PolicingChapter 3: What is Community PolicingPart Three: Crime Prevention and Crime Response Within a Community Policing FrameworkChapter 4: Responding to and Preventing Crime within a Community Policing FrameworkChapter 5: Problem-Oriented PolicingPart Four: The Key Players in Community PolicingChapter 6: The Community Policing Police ServiceChapter 7: Implementing Community PolicingChapter 8: The Community Police OfficerChapter 9: Restorative Justice within a Community Policing FrameworkChapter 10: The Community and Community Policing