Preventing Ideological Violence: Communities, Police and by P. Daniel Silk, Basia Spalek, Mary O'Rawe

By P. Daniel Silk, Basia Spalek, Mary O'Rawe

This e-book offers the voices of police and group individuals who've been taken with engagement and partnership initiatives designed for countering violent extremism.  Though the specter of the so-called Islamic kingdom garners loads of present consciousness, the booklet explores ideological violence prevention efforts in a couple of contexts, to incorporate that of paramilitary enterprises in addition to Qa'ida encouraged actors.

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The literature also tends not to consider the police as (a separate) community, with their own codes for belonging and being. Failures in this regard, however, permit a view of communities (both police and nonpolice) as homogenous and monolithic, with community policing initiatives presupposing that there is a community view of what is wanted and expected of policing and a matching corollary of what police do and should expect of the community in terms of quid pro quo. If this leads, for example, to assuming that a well-settled, law-respecting, relatively affluent Muslim community will know anything more than anyone else about Rol e of C om m u n i t i e s a n d Pol ic e 25 terrorist activity, it would appear counterintuitive on many levels.

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