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Citizens, cops, and power [electronic resource] :recognizing the limits of community / Steve Herbert.

By: Herbert, Steven Kelly, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 180 p.).ISBN: 9780226327358 (electronic bk.); 0226327353 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Community organization -- United States | Community life -- United States | Community policing -- United States | Police-community relations -- United States | Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- United States | Organisation communautaire -- États-Unis | Communauté -- États-Unis | Police communautaire -- États-Unis | Relations police-collectivité -- États-Unis | Criminalité -- Prévention -- Participation des citoyens -- États-Unis | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement | Kommunalpolitik | Polizeiaufgabe | Kriminalität | Prävention | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 363.2/3/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The terrain of community -- 2. The political status of community -- 3. Elusive legitimacy : subservient, separate, or generative? -- 4. "Don't drink the Kool-Aid" : on the resistance to community policing -- 5. "It is so difficult" : the complicated pathways of police-community relations -- 6. The unbearable lightness of community.
Summary: Politicians, citizens, and police agencies have long embraced community policing, hoping to reduce crime and disorder by strengthening the ties between urban residents and the officers entrusted with their protection. That strategy seems to make sense, but in Citizens, Cops, and Power, Steve Herbert reveals the reasons why it rarely, if ever, works. Drawing on data he collected in diverse Seattle neighborhoods from interviews with residents, observation of police officers, and attendance at community-police meetings, Herbert identifies the many obstacles that make effective collaboration betwe.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-177) and index.

1. The terrain of community -- 2. The political status of community -- 3. Elusive legitimacy : subservient, separate, or generative? -- 4. "Don't drink the Kool-Aid" : on the resistance to community policing -- 5. "It is so difficult" : the complicated pathways of police-community relations -- 6. The unbearable lightness of community.

Politicians, citizens, and police agencies have long embraced community policing, hoping to reduce crime and disorder by strengthening the ties between urban residents and the officers entrusted with their protection. That strategy seems to make sense, but in Citizens, Cops, and Power, Steve Herbert reveals the reasons why it rarely, if ever, works. Drawing on data he collected in diverse Seattle neighborhoods from interviews with residents, observation of police officers, and attendance at community-police meetings, Herbert identifies the many obstacles that make effective collaboration betwe.

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