9780131182226

Police, The: An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131182226

  • ISBN 10:

    0131182226

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The Police: An Introduction, 3/e is designed to inform and excite students about the vast field of police work and the role of the police in a democratic society. Its no-nonsense approach offers frequent insights into everyday duties of police work-a profession that many believe is among the most fascinating and charismatic in our society. The many features of this new revision will aid students of criminal justice and the classroom professor as well. Features Include: bull; bull;Chapter objectives highlighting the main points of each chapter. bull;Topical vignettes: Highlights in Policing, A Closer Look, and American Police Under Fire. Each of which discuss special topics of interest. bull;Improve your professional vocabulary-a learning tool at the end of each chapter identifying key chapter terms. bull;Expanded sections on police liability, racial profiling, domestic violence, women and minorities in policing, changing demographics, the war on terrorism, and private policing. bull;Four new appendices: Police Model Policies; The USA Patriot Act; Model Basic Police Training Curriculum: Police Internet Research Sites. bull;New material on Homeland Security, Minority Leaders in Policing, and Police and Technology. Updated police research and statistics.

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