Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice / Edition 10

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice / Edition 10

by Karen M. Hess, Christine Hess Orthmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111138907

ISBN-13: 9781111138905

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th edition provides readers with comprehensive information on both law enforcement and the criminal justice system, all in one convenient book. This very practical, applied book not only examines the role of police within the larger criminal justice system but it also introduces readers to the other…  See more details below

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INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th edition provides readers with comprehensive information on both law enforcement and the criminal justice system, all in one convenient book. This very practical, applied book not only examines the role of police within the larger criminal justice system but it also introduces readers to the other components of that system such as the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th edition has a uniquely accessible writing style with many real-world examples and has a "boots on the street" perspective. This new edition includes an extensive discussion of data-driven strategies and policing, such as CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. Readers will also learn about controversies surrounding immigration law enforcement and several new Supreme Court cases affecting law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111138905
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Sales rank:
713,661
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(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--Offenses, Offenders and Victims. Part II: CONTEMPORARY LAW ENFORCEMENT. 4. Contemporary Policing: An Overview. 5. Patrol: The Backbone of Policing. 6. Specialized Roles of Police. 7. Policing after 9/11: Traditional, Community and Data-Driven Policing. Part III: CHALLENGES TO THE PROFESSION. 8. Policing within the Law. 9 Gangs and Drugs: Threats to Our National Security. 10. Terrorism and Homeland Security. 11. Issues Concerning Police Conduct. 12. Becoming a Law Enforcement Professional. Part IV: COURTS AND CORRECTIONS: LAW ENFORCEMENT'S PARTNERS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 13. Courts. 14. Corrections. Appendixes. Glossary.

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