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Policing: A Modular Approach

By Ronald G. Burns

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2011

Description

Policing: A Modular Approach provides a refreshing break from traditional policing textbooks. Created to encourage reader comprehension, the text uses a modular format that divides chapters into easily-digestible sections. An emphasis on the fundamentals of policing, combined with case studies and recent research-based findings, gives readers objective and thorough coverage of policing and police work. The text provides a strong balance between the practical and theoretical aspects of police work and is a reader-friendly, learning-focused, research-based examination of the most significant and pressing issues faced by today’s police departments and officers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        The Police: An Introduction

Chapter 2        Levels of Law Enforcement

Chapter 3        Becoming a Police Officer

Chapter 4        Police Work

Chapter 5        Police Operational Issues

Chapter 6        Community Policing

Chapter 7        Policing and Groups

Chapter 8        Legal Aspects of Policing

Chapter 9        Misconduct, Corruption, and Ethical Issues

Chapter 10      Police Administration

Chapter 11      Technology, Criminalistics, and Policing

Chapter 12      A Look to the Future of Policing

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