Introduction to Policing

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/9/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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This is a comprehensive and contemporary core textbook for introductory policing courses. All of the foundations of policing - organization, administration, operations, functions, training and misconduct - will be included, with additional up-to-date material on discretion, ethics, court rulings, contemporary strategies, technological advances and globalization.

Table of Contents

Policing in America
Recruitment and Selection of Police Officers
Training and Education of Police Officers
The Police Culture
Law, Court Decisions and the Police
Police Work: Operations and Functions
Police Organizations and Adminstration: An Overview
Discretion, Ethics and Accountability in Policing
Police Misconduct
Policing in a Multicultural Setting
Contemporary Strategies in Policing
Technology and the Police
Global Issues: Implications for the Police
Private and Contract Police
The Future of Policing in the United States
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