International Perspectives on Police Education and Training (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice)

International Perspectives on Police Education and Training (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice)

By: Perry Stanislas (editor)Hardback

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Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important relationship with police organizations. This book examines the role of education and training in the development of police in the contemporary world. Bringing together specialist scholars and practitioners from around the world, the book examines training methods in the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada, China, France, Hungary , India, the Netherlands, St Lucia and Sweden. The book throws light on important aspects of public service policing, and new areas of public and private provision, through the lens of training and development. It will be of interest to policing scholars and those involved in professional and organizational development worldwide.

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Perry Stanislas has over 30 years international experience in non-state and state policing. He was the first full-time civilian policy advisor for a police organization specializing in human resource management and quality of service.


1. Introduction, 2. An overview of police training in the United States; historical development, current trends and critical issues: the evidence, M. Berlin 3. Police training and education and university collaboration in Australia, T. Green and A. Moreton 4. Challenges and dilemmas facing university based police education and training in Britain, P. Stanislas 5. Perspectives of police training and education: the Canadian experience, S. Wyatt and N. Bell 6. Developing occupational competency profiles: the Netherlands experience, H. Peteers 7. Police training reform in India: bringing knowledge-based learning to the Indian police service, P. Neyroud and N. Wain 8. Firearms and self-defence training in Sweden, J. Berilsson and P. Johnsson 9. Police use of force issues in Canada, A. Arsenault and T. Hinton 10. How violence comes to French police: the role of violence in the socialisation and training of the French police, C. de Bellaing 11. Police training and education in Hugary, F. Sandor 12. A review of police education and training in China, T. Yingtou 13. Transforming St. Lucian policing through recruit training in a context of high crime, P. Stanislas 14. Getting back to Peel: PSCO training in England and Wales, A. Crisp 15. New perspectives on police training and education: lessons from the private sector, A. Wakefield and M. Button 16. Police training in America: changes in the new millennium, A. Chappell 17. Conclusion.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415632188
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780415632188
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0415632188

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