"This impressive collection assembles a stellar international team of experts to discuss developments in police education. Perry Stanislas, a leading authority on community relations and police training, has achieved wonders in bringing together a truly global perspective on an issue that is the bedrock of police professionalisation. It will be of value to practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, educators, and all who are concerned about a pivotal institution."
Robert Reiner, Emeritus Professor of Criminology, LSE, UK.
"This is an excellent text that provides a careful analysis of the professionalisation agenda in policing across the world. This book is a crucial source for anyone interested in examining the demands on policing and the attempts of police training and education to prepare police personnel for the unique challenges they face."
Dr Stephen Tong, Director of Policing, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
"This book gives recognition to the crucial role played by education and training in all aspects of policing. Whether it is in the context of police officers’ skills and competencies, police reform, the professionalisation of policing, or trends in police organizations globally, the contributors have something interesting and significant to say about it. For anyone who wants to understand where the future of policing lies, this is an essential text."
Professor Kenneth B. Scott, Centre for Criminal Justice and Police Studies, University of the West of Scotland, UK.
About the Author
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.