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Introduction to Policing

Introduction to Policing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1452256610

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ISBN13: 978-1452256610
ISBN10: 1452256616
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 14
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2014
International: No
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Introduction to Policing - 2ND 14 edition

ISBN13: 978-1452256610

Steven M. Cox

ISBN13: 978-1452256610
ISBN10: 1452256616
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 14
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.

Published: 2014
International: No
Summary

An informative and entertaining text that prepares readers for the unique challenges of 21st century policingFocusing on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging world of policing, this easy-to-understand text balances theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today's police officers. The engaging writing style and stories from the field, coupled with unique coverage of the issues of policing in multicultural communities the impact of globalization on policing, make this book a must have for policing courses.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Foundations of Policing
Chapter 1: Policing in America
Chapter 2: A Brief History of Police in the United States
Chapter 3: Police Organization and Administration: An Overview
Part II: Police Operations
Chapter 4: Recruitment and Selection of Police Officers
Chapter 5: Police Training and Education
Chapter 6: Police Work: Operations and Functions
Chapter 7: Contemporary Strategies in Policing
Part III: Police Conduct
Chapter 8: The Police Culture
Chapter 9: Law, Court Decisions, and the Police
Chapter 10: Discretion, Ethics, and Accountability in Policing
Chapter 11: Police Misconduct
Part IV: Contemporary Issues in Policing
Chapter 12: Policing in a Multicultural Setting
Chapter 13: Technology and the Police
Chapter 14: Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Global Issues
Chapter 15: Private and Contract Police
Part V: Looking Ahead
Chapter 16: The Future of Policing in America
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Index
About the Authors

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