Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/21/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition, provides practical coverage of law enforcement and the criminal justice system in one convenient, easy-to-study-from textbook. Hess emphasizes the law enforcement perspective while also introducing courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, the other components of the criminal justice system. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition, features an easily accessible writing style, plentiful real-world examples, helpful learning tools, and new career profiles.

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
A Brief History: The Evolution of Law and Our Criminal Justice System
The American Quest for Freedom and Justice: Our Laws
Crime in the United States--Offenders and Victims
Contemporary Law Enforcement
Contemporary Policing: An Overview
Patrol: The Backbone of Policing
Specialized Roles of Police
Community Policing, Partnerships and Problem-Solving Policing
Challenges to the Profession
Policing within the Law
Gangs and Drugs: Threats to Our National Security
Terrorism and Homeland Security
Issues Concerning Police Conduct
Becoming a Law Enforcement Professional
Courts and Corrections: Law Enforcement'S Partners in the Criminal Justice System
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