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Police in America- Vantage Digital Option

Second Edition


October 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-0718-2829-8

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Grounded in evidence-based research, Police in America provides a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern-day policing in the United States. Police in America – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers the trusted content from Brandl's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Police in America, Second Edition

Grounded in evidence-based research, Police in America provides a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern-day policing in the United States. This reader-friendly text helps students understand best practices in everyday policing and think critically about the many misconceptions of police work.

 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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: Terrorism, Technology, Accountability, and the Future of American Policing

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  • Test banks
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook 
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KEY FEATURES OF POLICE IN AMERICA, SECOND EDITION

  • "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 offer 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.
  • “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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