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Community Policing free pdf Community policing is a widely discussed philosophy within law enforcement the world over. However, its implementation has remained inadequate either due to the organizational settings of the police or the suspicious approach of the community. This book offers solutions to these problems by analyzing the conceptual variances and factors that impede smooth collaboration between the police and the public. The author discusses the underlying philosophy, governing schools of thought, and the strengths and weaknesses of community policing. He also explains important policing concepts such as Police Syndrome, Tracking Participation Footprint, and Image Dating/Image Mapping. Four case studies from Madhya Pradesh (India) and Timor-Leste help in further elucidating the practical applicability of these concepts. The author negotiates with the idea of allowing civilian participation to become a legitimate means of making the police accountable. He argues that compliance of law must go hand in hand with protecting the fundamental rights of people in order to preserve a liberal democratic society.

About Veerendra Mishra

Veerendra Mishra is Secretary, Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India. Earlier, he was Assistant Inspector General (CID) with Madhya Pradesh Police. He was awarded the prestigious Hubert Humphrey Fellowship (under Fulbright Scholarship) on the subject of human trafficking during 2012-2013. He has extensively studied the workings of police-both local police bodies and international bodies such as the United Nations Police (UNPOL). He served in three UN missions-in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, and East Timor. He stayed in East Timor for five months and was instrumental in preparing training modules for community policing training to community members of the country, as a pro-bono consultant of the Asia Foundation. Dr Mishra did his PhD on "Changing Image of Police: An Empirical Study" from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, in 2004. He has authored a book titled Community Policing: Misnomer or Fact (SAGE, 2011) and edited another book, Human Trafficking: The Stakeholders' Perspective (SAGE, 2013). He also writes fiction- he has written a short-story book, and contributed stories in the Chicken Soup Soul series. He recently co-produced and co-directed a documentary film titled Do I Have a Choice, which is on the community-based sexual exploitation of Bedia community.

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Author : Veerendra Mishra
Publisher : SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 20 September 2011
ISBN : 8132107276
EAN : 9788132107279
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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