Summary: Professionalism in Policing: An Introduction will provide police recruits and criminal justice students with a good understanding of the police officer's role in American society today. This accessible book will give readers insight into the real world of policing by addressing such topics as racial profiling, police brutality, education, police socialization and leadership. Professionalism in Policing: An Introduction also includes the topics of criminal law and ethics, which are fu ...show morendamental to policing but missing from other books on the topic. Readers will be presented with real-life scenarios where they get to be the decision maker, while learning to understand that the decisions they will make as police officers may have a lasting impact on their lives, as well as on their communities. The author has a strong academic and practical background. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and at a police academy for 25 years, he also has field experience as a police officer, sheriff, and conservation officer. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 11
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