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Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices

Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131598034

Cover of Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices 6TH 09 (ISBN 978-0131598034)
ISBN13: 978-0131598034
ISBN10: 0131598031

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131598034

Kenneth Peak

ISBN13: 978-0131598034
ISBN10: 0131598031

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Taking a new direction and emphasis, this edition of Policing America offers a problem-solving approach and emphasizes what is actually working in the field. Based on the author's over thirty five years of experience, the book offers complete coverage of traditional policing topics, a concise view of the reorganized federal law enforcement system, and coverage of topics such as homeland security, community policing, investigations, accountability, patrol and technologies. This edition features two new problem-solving chapters, an new problem-solving appendix and over thirty case-study exhibits that reinforce what works to attack such problems as terrorism, gangs, and crimes involving drugs, hate, and youth. For those involved/interested in General Policing, Community Policing, and Policing Issues.

Table of Contents

Part I Foundations: Development of Law Enforcement Organizations and Police Officers 1 Historical Development: Coming to America 2 Federal and State Agencies: Protecting their Borders 3 Police in Society: Organization and Administration of Municipal and County Agencies 4 From Citizen to Officer: Preparing For the Street Part II Policing As Work: Patrolling, Problem Solving, Detecting 5 On Patrol: Methods and Menaces 6 Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving: Confronting Crime and Disorder 7 Criminal Investigation: The Science of Detection Part III Constraints: Rule of Law, Accountability, and Liability 8 Rule of Law: Expounding the Constitution 9 Accountability: Ethics, Use of Force, Corruption, and Discipline 10 Civil Liability: Failing the Public Trust Part IV Special Problems, Challenges, and Populations 11 Addressing Terrorism, Gangs, and Drugs 12 Crimes Involving Illegal Immigrants, the Mob, Hate, and Youth 13 Trends and Issues: Labor Relations, Women and Minorities, Stress, and Higher Education Part V Other Challenges Today and Beyond

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Policing America - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135101827
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