Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, 8th Edition / Edition 8

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, 8th Edition / Edition 8

by Henry M. Wrobleski, Karen M. Hess
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534646689

ISBN-13: 9780534646684

Pub. Date: 03/23/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The strength of this book is that it provides coverage of both law enforcement and the criminal justice system in one convenient text. No other text offers a similar hybrid. Wrobleski and Hess offer a practical, yet comprehensive, approach and emphasize the law enforcement perspective as they examine the role of police in the criminal justice system. Another key

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The strength of this book is that it provides coverage of both law enforcement and the criminal justice system in one convenient text. No other text offers a similar hybrid. Wrobleski and Hess offer a practical, yet comprehensive, approach and emphasize the law enforcement perspective as they examine the role of police in the criminal justice system. Another key strength of this book is that it has an easily accessible writing style and extensive pedagogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534646684
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/23/2005
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE EVOLUTION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 1. A Brief History: The Evolution of Law and Our Criminal Justice System. 2. The American Quest for Freedom and Justice: Our Laws. 3. Crime in the United States—Offenders and Their Victims. Part II: CONTEMPORARY LAW ENFORCEMENT. 4. Contemporary Policing: An Overview. 5. Community Policing, Problem-Solving Policing, and Service. 6. Patrol: The Backbone of Policing. 7. Specialized Roles of Police. Part III: CHALLENGES TO THE PROFESSION. 8. Policing Within the Law. 9. Gangs and Drugs: Threats to Our National Security. 10. Terrorism: The Newest Threat to Our National Security. 11. Issues Concerning Police Conduct. 12. Departmental Issues and Challenges. Part IV: LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 13. Courts and Corrections: Law Enforcement's Partners in the Justice System.

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