Policing in Modern Society / Edition 1

Policing in Modern Society / Edition 1

by Bruce L. Berg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750698675

ISBN-13: 9780750698672

Pub. Date: 02/16/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Policing in Modern Society blends both practical and theoretical issues to create a well organized text with the necessary balance for the future criminal justice professional.
The author's writing style draws heavily upon the use of contemporary examples taken from movies, television and the print media.

The instructors guide includes chapter outlines,

Overview

Policing in Modern Society blends both practical and theoretical issues to create a well organized text with the necessary balance for the future criminal justice professional.
The author's writing style draws heavily upon the use of contemporary examples taken from movies, television and the print media.

The instructors guide includes chapter outlines, chapter objectives, summaries of chapters, key terms from chapters, a test bank consisting of the following types of questions: choice, true and false, matching, and discussion.
The author has an appealing, easy reading style and uses varied pedagogical devices which makes the book very reader friendly.

Draws on contemporary examples taken from movies, television and the print media

Combines the practical and the theoretical issues

Instructors manual includes chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms and test questions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750698672
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/16/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Social Control and Social Order
  • The Organization of Law
  • Enforcement Agencies
  • Police Operations
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Interviews and Interrogations
  • Constitutional Regulations and the Police
  • Criminalistics and the Police
  • Computers and the Police
  • Police Discretion
  • Police Culture
  • Women and Minorities In Law
  • Police Subculture
  • Police Ethics
  • Hazard of Policing
  • Police Professionalism

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