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Aspects of police work

by Egon Bittner

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEgon Bittner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8138
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 406 p. ;
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21931502M
    ISBN 101555530699

    "Power and Restraint" attempts to answer this question by using a moral perspective grounded in the social contract, and by defining an ethical basis for police work. Howard S. Cohen and Michael Feldberg posit five standards by which to measure responsible police behaviour; fair access, public trust, safety and security, teamwork, and objectivity. Book Review: Community Policing: Comparative Aspects of Community Oriented Police Work Stan Shernock International Criminal Justice Review 7: 1, Author: Stan Shernock.

    1. Police are the only crime fighters 2. No one understands real police work 3. Loyalty to colleagues, above everything 4. Impossible to win war against crime without bending the rules 5. Public is unsupportive and unreasonably demanding 6. Patrol work is the pits. analysis hopes to expand upon the current state of knowledge of police culture and police ethics. An expanded understanding of how other factors, such as stress, job satisfaction, media portrayals of police, public perceptions of police, police socialization, and police culture, may have on ethics is intended.

      Adrian James’ Understanding Police Intelligence Work offers a comprehensive guide to understanding the structures, methods, cultures, and challenges of intelligence policing in the UK. James’ experience as a formal intelligence officer with the Metropolitan Police is clear throughout this book, demonstrating his expert knowledge in intelligence, past and present Author: Suzanne Young. The police represent an essential law enforcement entity to some, while others see police officers as often corrupt, prone to unfair racial profiling, and quick to use unnecessary force. Police and Law Enforcement examines many aspects of policing in society, including their common duties, legal regulations on those duties, problematic policing.


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Bittner’s work is widely considered among the earliest academic treatments of law enforcement that moved away from an applied and practitioner orientation to a systematic social science study that largely redefined our understanding of police functions and roles in contemporary society. He received his doctorate from the University of Cited by: The functions of the police in modern society: a review of background factors, current practices, and possible role models -- 5.

Florence Nightingale in pursuit of Willie Sutton: a theory of the police -- 6. Emerging police issues -- 7. The impact of police-community relations on the police system -- 8. Police research and police work -- 9. Police Subculture At the root of all that is good and bad in law enforcement, there is a strong subculture that permeates most agencies.

While a common theme in academic discourse is that police culture is negative, entrenched in cynicism, masochism, loyalty above all else, and an “us versus them” mentality, it has positive aspects that are often : Steve McCartney, Rick Parent, McCartney, Steve.

Books shelved as police-work: Split Second by David Baldacci, Hour Game by David Baldacci, Simple Genius by David Baldacci, Sharp Objects by Gillian Flyn. Egon Bittner is the author of The Functions of the Police in Modern Society ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Aspects of Police Wor /5(3).

In order for the reader to get a clear idea of what areas of police behavior are to be described, it is nec­ essary to delineate those aspects of police behavior that are beyond the scope of this book. First of all, this book is about the psychological effects of Cited by: police.

Manning () suggested that the inherent uncertainty of police work, com-bined with the need for information Aspects of police work book, leads to police teamwork, which in turn generates collective ties and mutual dependency. Traditional characterizations of the police culture have focused on describing the shared values, attitudes, and norms cre.

Other significant works include Aspects of Police Work (),The Capacity to Use Force as the Core of the Police Role (), Florence Nightingale in Pursuit of Willie Sutton: A Theory of the Police (), and The Police on Skid Row ().

The latter first presented police discretion as a necessary and positive police attribute. Dick Hobbs’s work, rarely associated with the subject of this book, is placed alongside Malcolm Young’s autobiographical account of police work (Hobbs ; Young ).

Particular attention is given to the cultural features of discretion, a sense of mission, cynicism, suspicion, isolation and solidarity, gender and by: 1. Free Online Library: Community Policing: Comparative Aspects of Community-Oriented Police Work.

by "British Journal of Criminology"; Psychology and mental health Law Books Book reviews. Printer Friendly. 34, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. Get this from a library.

The psychological effects of police work: a psychodynamic approach. [Philip Bonifacio] -- This book adopts a psychodynamic approach to explore the motivations, anxieties, psychological defenses, and resultant behavior of male police officers in urban settings.

The author provides a. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture-including its tragedies and celebrations-and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police culture into middle-range theory, and developing original perspectives about many aspects of police work.

Police decisions can be complicated, so you need to be prepared for anything. You need more than mental alertness and physical strength to be fully prepared to engage in conflict as a police officer. To maintain order and protect citizens, you must be able to make split-second decisions that may be ethically and legally complex and may call for.

View Intro to Criminal from CRIMINAL J at Rutgers University. Chapter 5 Legal Aspects of Police Work 1. US Constitution: Designed to protect citizens against abuses of police. It is now more than a decade since the authors took their first steps toward understanding the moral dimensions of police work.

Inwith a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, we began designing the Law Enforcement Trainers Institute (LETI), a summer program in humanities for police personnel. Police commonly define themselves using the rhetoric of professionalism, some-times to deflect criticism, arguing that outsiders are incapable of understanding police work and therefore should have no say in its performance (Walker 29).

Chapter 2 Ethics and the Police 25 Banks 2eBanks 2eqxp 7/1/ AM Page 25File Size: KB. In order for the reader to get a clear idea of what areas of police behavior are to be described, it is nec­ essary to delineate those aspects of police behavior that are beyond the scope of this book.

First of all, this book is about the psychological effects of Brand: Springer US. When it first appeared inUnderstanding Human Behavior for Effective Police Work quickly became the foremost guide for the officer on the force and the recruit in the classroom.

Today, the new third edition is still the only comprehensive book on the Edition: 3rd   Chapter 2: How Police Chiefs and Sheriffs Are Finding Meaning and Purpose and then checking your phone for messages.

I hope that this book will help police chiefs plan the later stages of their careers, to make the entire process more organized, less stressful and uncertain, and ultimately • Pursue aspects of your work that interest File Size: KB. The key legal aspects of police work all stem from the language in the US Constitution, which provides for "due process" in the enforcement of federal and.

Scientific management is the study of work and how it is performed to increase worker productivity. This resulted in the belief that is scientific principles were applied to work; workers would exert the least amount of effort in accomplishing the greatest amount of work.

2. Taylor believed work would improve if management analyzed tasks andFile Size: KB.Start studying Legal Aspects of Policing. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.In order for the reader to get a clear idea of what areas of police behavior are to be described, it is nec­ essary to delineate those aspects of police behavior that are beyond the scope of this book.

First of all, this book is about the psychological effects of .