The Police

The Police : An Introduction

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For courses in Introduction to Law Enforcement and Introduction to Policing.This enlightening book removes the mystique and misunderstanding surrounding police work, exploring the principles of policing and introducing readers to the day-to-day practices of these dedicated professionals. It provides students with the basic framework for understanding fundamental police issues while, at the same time, empowering them to question the conventional wisdom about policing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 171.2 x 285.5 x 17.3mm | 648.65g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130334421
  • 9780130334428

Table of contents

1. Understanding the Police. 2. Historical Foundations. 3. Contemporary Police Systems. 4. Police Operations. 5. Police Authority. 6. Ethics and Deviance. 7. Understanding and Controlling Police Behavior. 8. Personnel Administration. 9. The Police and the Community. 10. Job-Related Issues. 11. Current Challenges and Future Directions. Appendix. Glossary. Index.show more

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