Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice / Edition 7

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice / Edition 7

by Henry M. Wrobleski, Kären M. Hess
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534458521

ISBN-13: 9780534458522

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook describes the laws all U.S. citizens are expected to obey, the types of crime occurring in the U.S., the traditional organization and functions of law enforcement, and current challenges to the police officer profession. The eighth edition adds a chapter on terrorism, updates references, and reflects recent Supreme Court decisions. Annotation ©2004

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This textbook describes the laws all U.S. citizens are expected to obey, the types of crime occurring in the U.S., the traditional organization and functions of law enforcement, and current challenges to the police officer profession. The eighth edition adds a chapter on terrorism, updates references, and reflects recent Supreme Court decisions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534458522
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

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 and Its Victims. 4. Contemporary Policing: An Overview. 5. Community Policing, Problem Solving Policing, and Service. 6. General Functions of Police: Patrol and Traffic. 7. Specialized Roles of Police. 8. Drugs and Gangs: Two National Threats. 9. Policing Within the Law. 10. Issues Concerning Police Conduct and Other Departmental Concerns. 11. Recruiting and Selecting Officers - Major Challenges. 12. Courts. 13. Corrections. 14. Juvenile Justice. 15. The Future of Policing.

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