Policing in America: A Reference Handbook

Policing in America: A Reference Handbook

by Leonard A. Steverson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598840436

ISBN-13: 9781598840438

Pub. Date: 09/17/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book maps the development of modern policing—both theory and practice—from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today.

• A glossary of standard policing terms, such as "blue curtain," "police subculture," "stakeout," and "forensics," allows the

Overview

This book maps the development of modern policing—both theory and practice—from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today.

• A glossary of standard policing terms, such as "blue curtain," "police subculture," "stakeout," and "forensics," allows the reader to better acquaint themselves with the law enforcement world

• A detailed list of associations and organizations in the field points readers to sources of further information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840438
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/17/2007
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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