TOOLS, STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES

DESCRIPTION

This subject will provide students with a general overview and under comparative perspective of the development of public and private security systems around the world, along with the coordination of different relevant branches in public administration settings. It also addresses from a practical and comprehensive perspective concrete tools for security management from the participatory vision.

CONTENTS

– Social prevention policy: community and conviviality
– Managing conflict and mediation
– Measuring and monitoring citizens attitudes and perceptions: statistics
– Managing data and privacy
– Participation and community involvement
– Technologies for managing community safety
– Communications and media relations
– Management of human, material and financial resources
– Statistics and data mining

ECTS: 4

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Leishman, F. and Mason, P., (2003). Policing and the media: facts fictions and factions. Cullompton, UK: Willan.
  • McMillian Jr. J. R., (2000). The Primer of Public Safety Telecommunication Systems, 3rd ed. Daytona Beach, FL: APCO International.
  • Newburn, T., (2008). The future of policing. In T. Newburn, ed. Handbook of policing. 2nd ed. Cullompton, UK: Willan.
  • Sherman, L. W. (1997). “Policing for Crime Prevention.” In Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Promising. University of Maryland, Office of Justice Programs, Research Report. Washington, D.C.

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