Police Operations: Theory and Practice / Edition 5

Police Operations: Theory and Practice / Edition 5

by Karen M. Hess, Christine Orthmann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1435488660

ISBN-13: 9781435488663

Pub. Date: 02/02/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This introductory book will establish a solid foundation in all of the major areas of police operations, with a focus on community-oriented and problem-oriented policing that reflects the current direction of progressive police departments. Now in its 5th edition, POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE offers the same solid, comprehensive presentation of basic

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This introductory book will establish a solid foundation in all of the major areas of police operations, with a focus on community-oriented and problem-oriented policing that reflects the current direction of progressive police departments. Now in its 5th edition, POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE offers the same solid, comprehensive presentation of basic policing principles and practices that previous editions are known for, while also including the latest research on patrol techniques, cultural diversity, and changes in police administration policy. With an author team that combines extensive practical and professional knowledge with strong experience in the development of instructional materials, this book is an ideal resource for anyone who plans to pursue a career in law enforcement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435488663
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


SECTION I: THE BASICS BEHIND EFFECTIVE POLICE OPERATIONS. 1. Police Operations in Context. 2. Communication: The Foundation of Police Operations. 3. Operational Skills: Performing within the Law. SECTION II: GETTING THE JOB DONE: BASIC POLICE OPERATIONS. 4. Patrol: The Backbone of Police Operations. 5. Traffic: Policing in a Country on the Move. 6. Crime, Disorder and Quality-of-Life Issues: Responding to the Call. 7. Violence: At Home, in the Classroom, on the Job. 8. Emergency Situations: When Disaster Strikes. 9. Terrorism: Securing Our Homeland. SECTION III: SPECIALIZED POLICE OPERATIONS. 10. Criminal Investigation. 11. Responding to Children and Juveniles: Our Nation's Future. 12. Gangs and Drugs: Two National Threats. SECTION IV: THE PERSONAL SIDE OF POLICE OPERATIONS. 13. Physical and Mental Health Issues: Keeping Fit for Duty. 14. Liability and Ethics: Is It Legal? Is It Moral?

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