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Introduction to Policing
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Introduction to Policing

Fifth Edition

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Criminal Justice | Police Studies

July 2023 | 488 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written by an author team that includes former and current law enforcement officers, Introduction to Policing focuses on the most thought-provoking, contemporary issues in the world of policing. The authors tackle complex issues that impact policing today, such as social diversity; advancements in technology; and global issues, such as terrorism and transnational organized crime. The Fifth Edition offers fully updated content in Sage’s Vantage learning platform.
 
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
 
Endnotes
 
Index

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  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook
Don’t use an LMS platform?

You can still access the online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.