This subject is focused on the challenge of coordinating forces, actors and different jurisdictions, not only among public and private security actors, but also in the cross-country perspective under international relations contexts. It will provide students with a comprehensive and comparative overview of the development of legal frameworks, community policing and public security systems in a wide perspective.
– Legal frameworks, policing, prison systems and prevention models
– Public security systems: training, structures, deployment, functions, objectives
– Community policing: theory and practice
– The challenge of coordination: forces, actors, jurisdictions
– Public and private security
– Foreign policy, international relations and defence
- Bittner, E. (1970). The Functions of the Police in Modern Society. Rockville, Md.: National Institute for Mental Health.
- Cole, D., and Lobel, J. (2007). Less safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror. New York: The New Press.
- Della Porta, D., Peterson A. and Reiter H. (eds.), (2006). The Policing of Transnational Protest, Aldershot, Ashgate.
- Fruhling, H.E. (2003). Policía comunitaria y refroma policial en América Latina. Santiago de Chile: Universidad de Chile.