Police and Communication Research Paper by hicaliber

Police and Communication
This study discusses police officers' use of non-verbal communication to those whose primary language is not English.
# 93063 | 3,215 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 08, 2007 in Criminology (Public and Crime) , Ethnic Studies (General)

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The paper offers an analysis of police officers' ability to use verbal and non-verbal strategies to communicate in a culturally diverse community while performing police forensic service calls. The paper offers strategies for how to communicate within a culturally diverse community. The paper analyzes the use of signals and symbols, personal space and body language. The paper examines the three most common misunderstandings that happen in cross cultural communication. The paper emphasizes how non-verbal communication skills help the police and the practice of these skills earn plenty of goodwill for the police officers from the community. The paper concludes that communication is the essence of fighting crime.


Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Definitions of Nonverbal Communication" Retrieved From http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:nonverbal+communication Accessed 16 February, 2006
  • DuPraw, Marcelle E; Axner, Marya. (1997) "Working on Common Cross Cultural Communication Challenges" Retrieved From http://www.wwcd.org/action/ampu/crosscult.html Accessed 16 February, 2006
  • Hall, Brenda Townsend. "Non-verbal Communication in International Business" Retrieved From http://www.sideroad.com/Business_Communication/business-communication-nonverbal.html Accessed 1 March, 2006
  • Hesselgrave, David; Culbertson, Howard. "Verbal and non-verbal communication" Retrieved From http://home.snu.edu/~hculbert/verbal.htm Accessed 1 March, 2006
  • Imai, Gary. (1996) "Gestures, body language and nonverbal communication" Retrieved From http://www.csupomona.edu/~tassi/gestures.htm Accessed 16 February, 2006

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