Police: Global Perceptions, Performance and Ethical Challenges

Cindy M. Wong (Editor)

Series: Law, Crime and Law Enforcement
BISAC: POL014000




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This book provides new research on police. Chapter One examines if newspaper reporting of crime in a given jurisdiction affects the levels of racial bias in the local police’s traffic stop behavior. Chapter Two presents contemporary expectations of physical fitness in law enforcement. Chapter Three reviews the applications of predictive analytics for crime prevention. (Imprint: Novinka)


Chapter 1. Newspaper Reports of Crime and Racial Bias in Police Behavior
Chris Barnum and Robert Perfetti (St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, USA)

Chapter 2. Fit to Serve: Contemporary Expectations of Physical Fitness in Law Enforcement
Phil J. Handcock (School of Physical Education Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand)

Chapter 3. An Application of Predictive Analytics for Crime Prevention: The Case of the City of San Francisco
Javier Parra and Roberto Lopez (Facultad de Economía y Empresa, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, and others)


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