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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