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Police culture in a changing world

Bethan Loftus

Police culture in a changing world

by Bethan Loftus

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBethan Loftus.
    SeriesClarendon studies in criminology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7921 .L645 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677755M
    ISBN 109780199560905
    LC Control Number2009034085
    OCLC/WorldCa416288274

      Changing the culture of an organization is hard; law enforcement no exception. Addressing racial bias — an intractable result of years of structural and societal racism — .   When a stranger videoed Veronica Schmidt, of RNZ, undressed in a changing room at Kmart, the store's staff refused to call the police. Here she writes about what it took to finally get the.

      The US police system is one of the most decentralized in the world. There are more than state and local police academies across the country delivering training programs that .   An award that acknowledges actual bravery — acts in which a police officer assumes added risk in order to save lives — isn’t going to change police culture. It’s the slightest of pushbacks.

    Thus, police culture results from an interaction between the ‘field’ of policing and the various dimensions of police organizational knowledge. The utility of this framework is discussed in relation to a case study of reforming police/minorities relations in Australia. tions for preparing police leaders to confront the challenges of a changing world within the police environment. The Growing Irrelevance of Traditional Organizational Models. The way in which many police leaders manage is linked to the way police agencies are orga-nized. Like most modern work structures, police.


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This fascinating new title offers an ethnographical investigation of contemporary police culture based on extensive field work across a range of ranks and units in the UK's police force. By drawing on over hours of direct observation of operational policing in urban and rural areas and interviews with over 60 officers, the author assesses what impact three decades of social, economic and.

Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades. The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on extensive field work involving more than hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban and rural terrains, and interviews with Cited by: Get this from a library.

Police culture in a changing world. [Bethan Loftus] -- This book offers an ethnographical investigation of contemporary police culture based on field work across a range of ranks & units in the UK's police force.

Through direct observation of operational. "Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades. The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on extensive field work involving more than hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban and rural terrains, and interviews with.

Police Culture in a Changing World Bethan Loftus Clarendon Studies in Criminology. Offers a major ethnographic investigation of present police culture; Extensive analysis based on fieldwork involving more than hours of direct observation of operational policing and over 60 direct interviews.

Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades.

The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on Police culture in a changing world book field work involving more than hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban and rural terrains, and interviews with Author: Bethan Loftus.

Police Culture in a Changing World. and political change have had on police culture. The book offers understandings of the policing of ethnicity, gender, and sexuality, and the ways in which.

The book then charts the development of our understanding of the concept, through traditional explanations to the contemporary, highlighting in turn the tensions that exist between the elements of continuity in the police world and those of change.

Police culture: themes and concepts draws on research from the s to the 21st century from the. Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades.

The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on extensive field work involving more than hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban and rural terrains, and interviews with over.

In this case study of police racism and police reform in Australia, the author provides a critical assessment of police initiative in response to the problem of police/minorities relations.

The book examines the dynamics of change and resistance within a police organisation and captures the complexity and unpredictability of the change process. out of 5 stars Very accurate book on Police culture. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 July I'm a senior police officer and regularly read books on policing.

This is probably one of the best I've read. Whether from an academic perspective, or just an informative management read - the book hits home.

The book makes you realise the Reviews: 5. A police organization’s culture is built from within over time and, at its best, guides each individual officer’s mindset and ultimately his or her behavior.

The evidence of a strong culture is an environment where police officers have the freedom to be creative and try different approaches to problem-solving; they generate new ideas and. Police Culture in a Changing World, Paperback/Bethan Loftus la un ☝raport calitate/pret excelent Calitate garantata.

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When the public responds and police departments go on the defensive, they are more likely to shift into “protect our own” mode, which can further erode an ethical culture. Johnson and Cox believe that leaders can change the culture by integrating the organization’s ethical vision and goals into training, especially training in decision.

The book then charts the development of our understanding of the concept, through traditional explanations to the contemporary, highlighting in turn the tensions that exist between the elements of continuity in the police world and those of change.

Police culture: themes and concepts draws on research from the s to the 21 st century from. This paper briefly reviews the changing usage of the concept of police culture in studies of policing.

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police culture have focused on describing the shared values, attitudes, and norms cre-ated within the occupational and organizational environments of policing (Paoline,p.

However, some research has begun to investigate the assumptions asso-ciated with a single police culture. Paoline () proposed the existence of different.

Changing Police Culture 19 2 The New Social Field of Policing 21 Law and the Politics of Order 22 Policing a Diverse Society 28 Exclusionary Times 35 The Retreat of Class in the Age of Recognition 42 Revisiting Police Culture 46 Part II Police Culture in Motion 3 Dominant Culture Interrupted 51 The 'Old Regime' 52 Changing Culture.

Police Culture in a Changing World. by Bethan Loftus. Clarendon Studies in Criminology. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: OUP Oxford.Abstract. This paper briefly reviews the changing usage of the concept of police culture in studies of policing.

It argues that what are regarded as the early classic studies in the field (which hardly used the term culture itself) analyzed the world-views of police officers are primarily shaped in a dialectical interaction with structural factors stemming from the police role. Yet, it is imperative to understand that traditional police culture is changing, albeit slowly, and that at no point in time has it been monolithic.

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