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Introduction to Policing- Vantage Digital Option

Fifth Edition


January 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Introduction to Policing, Fifth Edition

Written by an author team that includes former and current law enforcement officers, Introduction to Policing, Fifth Edition focuses on the most thought-provoking, contemporary issues in today’s world of policing.

About Introduction to Policing - Vantage Digital Option, Fourth Edition

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Part I. Foundations of Policing
 
Chapter 1. Policing in the United States
 
Chapter 2. A Brief History of Police in the United States
 
Chapter 3. Police Organization and Administration
 
Part II. Police Operations
 
Chapter 4. Recruitment and Selection of Police Officers
 
Chapter 5. Police Training and Education
 
Chapter 6. Police Work: Operations and Functions
 
Chapter 7. Contemporary Strategies in Policing
 
Part III. Police Conduct
 
Chapter 8. The Police Culture and Work Stress
 
Chapter 9. Law, Court Decisions, and the Police
 
Chapter 10. Ethics and Decision-Making
 
Chapter 11. Police Misconduct and Accountability
 
Part IV. Contemporary Issues In Policing
 
Chapter 12. Policing in a Diverse Society
 
Chapter 13. Technology and the Police
 
Chapter 14. Organized Crime, Homeland Security, and Global Issues
 
Part V. Looking Ahead
 
Chapter 15. The Future of Policing in the United States
 
Glossary
 
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KEY FEATURES OF INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, FIFTH EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • Details the increased participation in law enforcement by women and people of color, highlighting the realities of a diverse workforce in both recruitment and promotion.
  • Revised research, data, statistics, case law, and in-text examples.
  • Updated accounts for new and ongoing historical events, and social and political trends.
  • Updated You Decide, Case in Point, and Police Stories features.
Key Features:
  • You Decide boxes invite critical thinking by presenting realistic dilemmas in policing and encouraging students to propose possible new solutions.
  • Case in Point boxes use current events to illustrate one or more of each chapter’s major issues.
  • Exhibit boxes provide concrete examples to help students make real-world connections.
  • Police Stories boxes feature the experiences of current and previous law enforcement officers to show students how concepts discussed play out in the field.
  • Features boxes are brief supplemental pieces that relate to and enhance the text and provide additional insight and depth.

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