Policing In America / Edition 4

Policing In America / Edition 4

by Taylor and Francis, Victor E. Kappeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583605398

ISBN-13: 9781583605394

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Gaines (criminal justice, California State University-San Bernardino) and Kappeler (criminal justice, Eastern Kentucky University) provide an overview of contemporary police work. The text is designed to help students of criminal justice to better understand the relationship between police and society, to make informed decisions about the many social issues facing the…  See more details below

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Gaines (criminal justice, California State University-San Bernardino) and Kappeler (criminal justice, Eastern Kentucky University) provide an overview of contemporary police work. The text is designed to help students of criminal justice to better understand the relationship between police and society, to make informed decisions about the many social issues facing the police institution, and to guide officials in their approaches to law enforcement operations and policies. Coverage progresses from historical perspectives through policing the drug problem. Chapter summaries and a glossary are included in the text, and an accompanying study guide contains chapter outlines, detailed key concepts, key terms, and quizes. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583605394
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
630

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Table of Contents

1. The Police in American Society 2. Historical Perspectives 3. Personnel Systems 4. Organization and Management 5. Police Operations 6. Police Discretion 7. Police Use of Force 8. Police Culture and Behavior 9. Ethics and Deviance 10. Civil Liability 11. The Police in the Modern Community 12. Policing the Drug Problem 13. Globalization, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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