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Third Edition


January 2024 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Police in America, Third Edition

Police in America, Third Edition
provides a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern-day policing in the United States. Addressing controversies, ethical dilemmas, and best practices, it encourages students to think critically about policing's impact on society.

About Police in America - Vantage Learning Platform, Third Edition

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Part I: Foundations for The Study of The Police
 
Chapter 1: An Introduction to The Police in America
 
Chapter 2: The History of The Police in America
 
Chapter 3: The Characteristics and Structure of Police Organizations
 
Chapter 4: The Role of The Police
 
Part II: Police Work
 
Chapter 5: Police Recruitment, Selection, And Training
 
Chapter 6: Police Patrol
 
Chapter 7: Crime Detection and Investigation
 
Chapter 8: Police Discretion and Its Control
 
Chapter 9: The Law of Search, Seizure, And Self-Incrimination
 
Part III: The Hazards of Police Work
 
Chapter 10: Health and Safety Issues in Police Work
 
Chapter 11: Police Use of Force
 
Chapter 12: Police Misconduct and Corruption
 
Part IV: Police Strategies and The Future of The Police in America
 
Chapter 13: Community and Problem-Oriented Policing
 
Chapter 14: Evidence-Based and Intelligence-Led Policing
 
Chapter 15: Crime, Technology, And the Future of American Policing

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KEY FEATURES OF POLICE IN AMERICA, THIRD EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • Revised figures and statistics provide readers with the most recent insights in the field.
  • Over 100 additional publications are discussed and referenced in this edition.
  • New sections on critical topics such as the debate about "defunding" and "refunding" the police, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, why diversity in police departments is critical, and school and other mass shootings, have been added, while other discussions have been refined for clarity, depth, and brevity.
KEY FEATURES:
  • "Fact or Fiction" sections at the beginning of chapters help students confront misconceptions about policing and assess their knowledge about forthcoming chapter content; accompanying answers appear at the end of chapters.
  • "Good Policing" sections offers examples of police programs, policies, and issues that relate to effective, equitable, and ethical policing to highlight the importance of being a good police officer.
  • "A Question of Ethics" callouts present ethical dilemmas that prompt students to think critically about a particular issue in policing.
  • "Police Spotlights" offer real-world examples to help frame chapter content.
  • "A Question to Consider" callouts pose questions to help students stop and consider the implications of the content for them and the field as a whole.
  • "A Research Question" sections feature a particularly interesting and significant research study relevant to the topic of each chapter so that students can draw evidence-based conclusions about what works in policing.
  • "Technology on the Job" sections examine technology used on the job by the police to familiarize students with key technological advances in policing.

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