Textbook Notes (368,125)
Canada (161,663)
POLI 211 (29)
Chapter

Forces of Order-Policing Modern Japan.pdf

2 Pages
215 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 211
Professor
Fillippo Sabetti
Semester
Fall

Description
Forces of Order: Policing Modern Japan- Bayley -Police operations in Japan are based on a unique system of fixed police posts. There are two kinds: 1) “Koban” in cities. They change each shift, they report for duty at a police station and go around the koban. Koban are near traffic islands, in converted cafes and under railway overpasses. (6600) 2) “Chuzaisho” in rural areas. Residential post with a single officer who lives with his family. Located in moderate-sized villages. (9000) Koban are more important than Chuzaisho because more people live in urban areas. Fixed posts more than patrol cars. (1/5 patrol cars, 4/5 fixed posts) -Mobile kobans. -The most important function of koban is to provide people with info about locations and addresses. (narrow lanes, one-way streets, most streets are unnamed, houses are numbered according to the year in which they will built.) Japanese are mostly entertained at public facilities (no need for another numbering system.) -Neighborhoods are more heterogeneous in terms of classes than the US. (Reason: value of space.) -Koban are community service facilities more than they are sources of emergence aid. (unlike most of the countries.) “Friendly”- music, ge
More Less

Related notes for POLI 211

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit