RETHINKING THE FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES IN POLICE TRAINING IN THE 21ST CENTURY PAST, PRESENT, AND DESIRED Critical Issues in Police Trainingis the first academic text that specifically deals with the important issues of police training, covering the entire training process, starting with the history of policing, and taking the reader, step by step, through all the phases of police training. Sample table of contents: Academy training--a professional standard model E T.O. training--mandatory two-phase model-academy and in-service Specialized courses Law enforcement leadership training--from the military-orientation to community-oriented policing model-introducing the c.o.l. model--community-oriented leadership Stress management training--discovering the "missing link"-introducing the f.i.t. model--feelings-inputs-tactics Community-oriented policing training--"familiarity breeds contempt"--introducing the o.c.p. model--open communication policing Training methodologies--student-centered and organization-centered training and education Instructors--where to start? Police training in other countries--a comparative perspective Small, medium or large--how to secure quality training for your agency regardless of your size and resources Critical Issues in Police Trainingthoroughly delineates various stages and phases of police training, creating the opportunity to develop new courses in this so-important area of police profession. Books in the area of policing devote anywhere from as few as two pages to as much as an entire chapter to police training. In the 21st century, it is an imperative to deliver more attention to this critical aspect of policing. Students of policing, undergraduate and graduate, should be exposed to the complexity and the ethical issues associated with the ways in which police officers are trained.Haberfeld, M. R. is the author of 'Critical Issues in Police Training' with ISBN 9780130837097 and ISBN 0130837091.