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Introduction to American Policing / Edition 1

Introduction to American Policing / Edition 1

by Darl H. Champion, Michael K. Hooper
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Introduction to American Policing provides a solid stepping stone into the world of law enforcement in the United States. All the basics of policing are covered, including recruitment, integrity, and response to crime. The text is written in a clear lively style. In each chapter, career profiles offer a real-life angle on a variety of law enforcement professions. Other features focus on communication skills, technology updates, and encourage discussions about ethics issues. An appendix builds report-writing skills which are also reinforced with additional practice on the text's Web site. Another appendix provides a useful Spanish glossary. The text is a key tool to prepare students for immediate employment in the police force and to give them an understanding of legal issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028009155
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 08/21/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to American Policing Chapter 2 Policing in Ancient and English Times Chapter 3 Policing and the American Experience Chapter 4 The Police Role Chapter 5 The Organization of Policing Chapter 6 Recruitment, Selection, and Training Chapter 7 Skills for the Successful Police Officer Chapter 8 Police Behavior, Attitudes, and Stress Chapter 9 Components of Police Integrity Chapter 10 Police and the Law Chapter 11 Patrol: The Backbone of Policing Chapter 12 The Expanded Police Response Chapter 13 Police-Community Relations Chapter 14 The Role of Research and Planning in Policing Chapter 15 New Science, Technology, and Paradigms

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