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Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131137776

Cover of Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 2ND 06 (ISBN 978-0131137776)
ISBN13: 978-0131137776
ISBN10: 0131137778
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $143.50

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice - 2ND 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131137776

P. J. Ortmeier

ISBN13: 978-0131137776
ISBN10: 0131137778
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Balanced, current, and well organized, Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 2e critically examines and evaluates law enforcement and the administration of justice in a diverse post-9/11 society. It presents a global and detailed view of law enforcement and criminal justice philosophies, operations, tactics, strategies, and processes as well as an introduction to the criminal law, criminal courts and corrections. The book's unique approach promotes a vision for law enforcement and other justice system personnel that integrates essential critical thinking, problem-solving, and communications skill development with the need to deploy ethical practitioners and peacekeepers that demonstrate leadership capabilities.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
2. Criminal Law and Crime Control.
3. Professionalism, Ethics, and Leadership.
4. Communications.
5. Community Policing: Philosophy and Strategy.
6. Community Policing: Problem Solving.
7. Career Preparation.
8. General Police Operations.
9. Legal Aspects of Policing.
10. Policing: Special Situations.
11. Investigations.
12. The Courts and the Judicial Process.
13. Corrections.