Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice / Edition 2

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Overview

Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice, 2/e is a comprehensive, readable text that presents a practical look at police field operations and is designed to be used in one-semester courses on police operations or patrol procedures. Chapters have been designed to be independent units that can be taught individually, but also build upon each other to provide a complete picture of police operations. The text cover all major areas of police operations including patrolling, investigations, crime mapping, community policing, hot pursuit issues, communications, gangs and drugs, and more. Discussions focus on issues and challenges that police officers face on the job and help students bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It provides:

  • Clear links between theory and practice: Chapters help students understand theoretical concepts and directly apply them to field operations.
  • Comprehensive coverage: The text is a complete resource for field operations courses.
  • Readable discussions: Straightforward language and insightful features make the text readable and engaging.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133599381
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/6/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Police Patrol: The Backbone of Policing

Chapter 2 Police Field Procedures

Chapter 3 Police Operations in a Community Policing Environment

Chapter 4 The Crime Scene and Preliminary Investigation

Chapter 5 Interviewing and Interrogation

Chapter 6 Handling Calls for Service

Chapter 7 Forensics

Chapter 8 Legal Constraints That Impact Police Operations

Chapter 9 Police Reports and Other Correspondence

Chapter 10 Police Communications

Chapter 11 Gangs and Drugs

Chapter 12 Police Operations in Culturally Diverse Communities

Chapter 13 Crime Mapping and Analysis

Chapter 14 Handling Terrorism and Natural Disasters

Chapter 15 Ethics and Police Operations

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