Police Operations Theory and Practice

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-02
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Now in its 5th edition, POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE provides readers with the same solid, comprehensive presentation of basic policing principles and practices that previous editions are known for, while also including the latest research on patrol techniques, cultural diversity, and changes in police administration policy to reflect the current trends and direction of progressive police departments.

Table of Contents

The Basics Behind Effective Police Operations
Police Operations in Context
Communication: the Foundation of Police Operations
Operational Skills: Performing within the Law
Getting the Job Done: Basic Police Operations
Patrol: the Backbone of Police Operations
Traffic: Policing in a Country on the Move
Crime, Disorder and Quality-of-Life Issues: Responding to the Call
Violence: At Home, in the Classroom, on the Job
Emergency Situations: When Disaster Strikes
Terrorism: Securing Our Homeland
Specialized Police Operations
Criminal Investigation
Responding to Children and Juveniles: Our Nation's Future
Gangs and Drugs: Two National Threats
The Personal Side of Police Operations
Physical and Mental Health Issues: Keeping Fit for Duty
Liability and Ethics: Is it Legal? Is it Moral?
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