"The Blackstone's Practical Policing" Series covers a range of topical subjects of vital importance in today's policing arena. Each practical guide contains clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation, accompanied by practical scenarios, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists. Packed with a wealth of information and advice, the "Blackstone's Practical Policing" Series ensures you have ready access to the tools you need to take on any policing challenge. This exciting new text is a one-stop, practical resource covering all the major issues associated with policing a diverse society. Whilst taking due account of theoretical perspectives, this text supports and encourages the development of the relevant practical skills required to respond to diversity effectively. Successful training and development of police officers will take account of the fact that policing is fundamentally about policing diversity. This text is a one-stop, practical resource covering all the major issues associated with policing diversity.
Whilst taking due account of the theoretical perspectives on policing diversity, this text supports and encourages the development of the knowledge, understanding and skills and attitudes required to respond to diversity effectively. Written in a very accessible, interactive style, the text directly supports the knowledge required by the National Occupational Standards (NOS) on diversity and the Integrated Competency Framework (ICF) and is suitable for student police officers working through the IPLDP, those studying for Foundation and other policing degrees, as well as anyone who wants a basic grounding in diversity issues.
Table of Contents
FOREWORD BY ROBIN FIELD-SMITH, HM INSPECTORATE OF CONSTABULARY; 1. Introducing Diversity; 2. Key Concepts in Relation to Diversity and Fairness; 3. Diversity - The Business, Ethical and Legal Case; 4. Diversity Developments; 5. Diversity and the Idea of Community; 6. Responding to Diversity - Strategy, Policy, and Leadership; 7. Diversity - Hard Issues; 8. Responding to Diversity - Training and Education; 9. Diversity and the Impact of Terrorism; REFERENCES
Dr Phil Clements is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth, England. He has been involved in equal opportunities and diversity training for many years and has experience of working on the issues with the British police service, and a range of government departments, including the Ministry of Defence. He has published several books on related topics, including the Equal Opportunities Guide, and the Diversity Training handbook. For his doctoral thesis he researched the education and training implications for police officers learning in the field of equal opportunities. He has presented to both national and international conferences and is currently researching in the field of police education.