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This book explores the principles of policing and introduces readers to the history, administration, and day-to-day practices of the police in the United States. Offering a balanced perspective, it provides readers with the basic framework for understanding contemporary police issues and discusses the myths and preconceptions commonly associated with the profession. This edition includes a new chapter on police culture, a new chapter on police liability, and information on how police work interfaces with forensic science and modern technology. Anyone with an interest in law enforcement or anyone studying to become a police officer.
Table of Contents
|Understanding the Police|
|Historical Foundations of Policing|
|Becoming a Police Officer|
|Police Operations: Patrol|
|Police Operations: Criminal Investigation|
|Ethics and Deviance|
|Controlling Police Behavior|
|Police Civil Liability|
|The Police and the Community|
|Current Challenges and Future Directions|
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