Understanding Today's Police

Understanding Today's Police

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For freshman/sophomore/junior-level courses in Introduction to Law Enforcement, Municipal Police Operations, and Police Systems and Practices. This text provides students with a thorough exploration of the many facets of today's policing-starting with the role of today's police officer. It offers a mixture of theory and practicality highlighted by real experiences, observations, and anecdotes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 427 pages
  • 180.8 x 238 x 19.1mm | 625.97g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130941069
  • 9780130941060

Table of contents

1. The Police Role in Our Society. 2. Policing: From a Systems Perspective. 3. Patrol. 4. Criminal Investigations and Other Support Units. 5. Organization and Management. 6. Police and the Law. 7. The Use of Discretion. 8. Relating to the Community. 9. Community-Oriented Policing. 10. Quality Police Personnel. 11. Women Police Officers. 12. The Personality of Police Officers. 13. Issues: Today and Tomorrow. Index.show more