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Introduction to Policing / Edition 1

Introduction to Policing / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781412975308
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/09/2010
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr. Gene L. Scaramella taught in and coordinated criminal justice programs in both career colleges and 2/4 year public colleges and universities in the Chicago area. His areas of academic foci included organized and white collar crime, research methodologies, and policing. Dr. Scaramella was also a former member of the Chicago Police Department where his last assignment was in the organized crime unit. He passed away in August 2012.

Steven M. Cox earned his BS in psychology, MA in sociology, and Ph D in sociology at the University of Illinois in Urbana–Champaign. Dr. Cox was a member of the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration faculty at Western Illinois University from 1975 to 2007. For the past 45 years, he has served as trainer and consultant to numerous criminal justice agencies in the United States and abroad and has worked with several universities in the area of course development. In addition, Dr. Cox has authored and co-authored numerous successful textbooks and articles.

Dr. William P. Mc Camey was a Professor in the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University from 1982 to 2012. Dr. Mc Camey earned a B.S. and M.A. in Law Enforcement Administration, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Dr. Mc Camey has served as a criminal investigator, police trainer and has co-authored four textbooks and numerous journal articles.

Table of Contents

1. Policing in America
2. Recruitment and Selection of Police Officers
3. Police Training and Education
4. The Police Culture
5. Law, Court Decisions, and the Police
6. Police Work: Operations and Functions
7. Police Organizations and Administration: An Overview
8. Discretion, Ethics, and Accountability in Policing
9. Police Misconduct
10. Policing in a Multicultural Setting
11. Contemporary Strategies in Policing
12. Technology and the Police
13. Global Issues: Implications for the Police
14. Private and Contract Police
15. The Future of Policing in the United States
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