Policing / Edition 1

Policing / Edition 1

by John L. Worrall, Frank J. Schmalleger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132610191

ISBN-13: 9780132610193

Pub. Date: 01/10/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Policing: A Brief Introduction provides a complete and objective overview of policing in America, from its historical roots through the present day. Five distinct sections cover the foundations of policing, personnel issues, police work, legal issues, and the challenges of police discretion and behavior. This innovative new text includes the many

Overview

Policing: A Brief Introduction provides a complete and objective overview of policing in America, from its historical roots through the present day. Five distinct sections cover the foundations of policing, personnel issues, police work, legal issues, and the challenges of police discretion and behavior. This innovative new text includes the many pedagogical extras and an engaging four-color design typically associated with longer criminal justice texts, while maintaining a concise focus and brief format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132610193
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Series:
Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1 Origins and Evolution of American Policing

Chapter 2 Policing in American Context

Chapter 3 Law Enforcement Agencies and Their Organization

SECTION II A CAREER IN POLICING

Chapter 4 Becoming a Cop

Chapter 5 Police Subculture

Chapter 6 Police Discretion and Behavior

SECTION III ON THE JOB

Chapter 7 Core Police Functions

Chapter 8 Community Policing and Community Involvement

Chapter 9 Policing in the Modern Era

SECTION IV LEGAL ISSUES

Chapter 10 Policing and the Law

Chapter 11 Civil Liability and Accountability

SECTION V CHALLENGES

Chapter 12 Deviance, Ethics, and Professionalism

Chapter 13 The Use of Force

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