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A "must read" for anyone considering a career in law enforcement, this book provides a current, insider's look at the many rewards, and the often intense stress, that are part of police work. Written by two authors with extensive real-life experience in all ranks and assignments of policing, this text gives you a solid blend of practical information and theory that gives a firm foundation in the various roles of the police: who the police are, what they do, and how they do it. The book also addresses current topics that concern you most, such as homeland defense, community policing, and current technological advancements.
Table of Contents
|Police History & Organization|
|Organizing Public and Private Security in the US|
|Organizing the Police Department|
|The Personal Side of Policing|
|Becoming a Police Officer|
|The Police Role and Police Discretion|
|Police Culture and Personality and Police Stress|
|Minorities in Policing|
|Police Ethics and Police Deviance|
|Police Operations: Patrol|
|Police Operations: Investigation|
|Police and the Community|
|Community Policing: The Debate Continues|
|Police and the Law|
|Critical Issues in Policing|
|Computers, Technology, and Criminalistics in Policing|
|Policing and Homeland Security|
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