Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider's Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement

Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider's Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement

by Barry M. Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0595380786

ISBN-13: 9780595380787

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated

Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider¿s Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement is a serious examination of police work that is directed toward young people who are contemplating a career as a police officer. Author Barry Baker draws on over thirty-two years of experience from some of the most violent streets of any city in the United States to show you the…  See more details below

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Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider¿s Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement is a serious examination of police work that is directed toward young people who are contemplating a career as a police officer. Author Barry Baker draws on over thirty-two years of experience from some of the most violent streets of any city in the United States to show you the unembellished truths of law enforcement.

Baker describes the self-satisfaction that can be found in police work while identifying its pitfalls and how to avoid them. Before ending his career as a detective lieutenant, Baker spent his first twenty years on the force as a patrol officer, making him uniquely qualified to speak from a breadth and depth of experience.

Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider¿s Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement covers topics a newly trained police officer must appreciate¿and master¿to ensure success and safety, including the following:

Self-evaluation for a police career

Recognizing and ignoring bad advice

Rapid advancement toward self-sufficiency

The immeasurable importance of integrity

Matters of life and death

Becoming a Police Officer: An Insider¿s Guide to a Career in Law Enforcement is a valuable insight for those seeking a career in the honorable and important profession of law enforcement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595380787
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
265,368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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