Bound by Duty : Walking the Beat with Canada's Cops

Bound by Duty : Walking the Beat with Canada's Cops by Pat Capponi

Title: Bound by Duty : Walking the Beat with Canada's Cops
Author: Pat Capponi
ISBN10: 0140288872
ISBN13: 978-0140288872
Publisher: Penguin Books Canada, Limited; 1st edition (2001)
Language: English
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Bound by Duty : Walking the Beat with Canada's Cops by Pat Capponi


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Are police the advocates or adversaries of the people they vow to protect? Is society placing more demands on the police than ever before? How are police dealing with public scrutiny as well as the changing nature of the job? In Bound By Duty, social activist and acclaimed writer Pat Capponi explores the dynamic world of Canada's police from behind the front lines. Travelling across the country, from Vancouver's notorious East side to Ontario's Garden River First Nations reservation, Capponi speaks with police from all levels about the dangers and constraints that go hand in hand with a life in uniform. She discovers a surprisingly diversified police force, with more women and visible minorities than ever before. Yet, while the white male no longer exemplifies the force, he continues to dominate it. The result is a wide schism in attitudes towards policing