9780131188648

Policing America : Methods, Issues, Challenges

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131188648

  • ISBN 10:

    013118864X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/17/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Designed to put readers "inside" the police officer's uniform, this personally-involving, comprehensive, and timely introduction to police work provides a "real-world" flavor not found in most policing books. Written in an exceptionally reader-friendly open and frank style, itblendsthe real and the idealreflecting the author's more than 30 years'experience as a police administrator and academic. Features boxed articles fromLaw Enforcement News, and "Practitioner's Perspectives" with short essays written by selected individuals who have expertise in particular areas of policing.Policing Levels, Roles, and Functions. Police Subculture: The Making of a Cop. Organization and Administration. On Patrol: Personnel, Methods, Functions. Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving. Criminal Investigation. Extraordinary Problems and Methods. Police and the Rule of Law. Accountability: Ethics, Force and Corruption, Discipline. Civil Liability. Issues and Trends. Comparative Perspectives. Technology Review. Challenges of the Future.For those involved/interested in General Policing, Community Policing, and Policing Issues.

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