The Police in America

Written By Samuel Walker
The Police in America
  • Publsiher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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  • Pages : 514 pages
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The Police in America

The Police in America
  • Author : Samuel Walker,Charles M. Katz
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 514
  • ISBN :
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Summary : "The Police in America" provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today. Descriptive and analytical, the text is designed to offer undergraduate students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems they face, and the many ...

The Police in America An Introduction

The Police in America  An Introduction
  • Author : Samuel Walker,Charles Katz
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2012-10-03
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Read online The Police in America An Introduction written by Samuel Walker,Charles Katz, published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education which was released on 2012-10-03. Download full The Police in America An Introduction Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Black Police in America

Black Police in America
  • Author : W. Marvin Dulaney
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 193
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Summary : Traces the growth, disappearance, and eventual return of an African American presence in police forces, and links developments to changes in Black influence on the political process...

The Police in America An Introduction

The Police in America  An Introduction
  • Author : Charles M. Katz,Samuel Walker
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2017-02-20
  • Total pages : 624
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Summary : The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today. Descriptive and analytical, this text is designed to offer students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems they face, and the many reforms ...

Policing in America

Policing in America
  • Author : Leonard A. Steverson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 327
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Summary : This book maps the development of modern policing—both theory and practice—from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today. * A glossary of standard policing terms, such as "blue curtain," "police subculture," "stakeout," and "forensics," allows ...

Police in America

Police in America
  • Author : Steven G. Brandl
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25
  • Total pages : 432
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Summary : Police in America provides students with a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern policing in our society. Utilizing real-word examples grounded in evidence-based research, this easy-to-read, conversational text helps students think critically about the many misconceptions of police work and understand best practices in everyday policing. Respected scholar and author ...

Policing in America

Policing in America
  • Author : Larry K. Gaines,Victor E. Kappeler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-06-04
  • Total pages : 640
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Summary : This comprehensive text provides an overview of law enforcement topics, integrating major empirical findings and theory-based research findings in the field with a thorough analysis of contemporary policing problems. The issues-oriented discussion focuses on critical concerns facing American police, including personnel systems, organization and management, operations, discretion, use of force, ...

Race and Policing in America

Race and Policing in America
  • Author : Ronald Weitzer,Steven A. Tuch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-12
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Race and Policing in America is about relations between police and citizens, with a focus on racial differences. It utilizes both the authors' own research and other studies to examine Americans' opinions, preferences, and personal experiences regarding the police. Guided by group-position theory and using both existing studies and the ...

Policing America

Policing America
  • Author : Willard M. Oliver
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Total pages : 558
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Summary : Policing America is an introductory textbook to policing in the United States. In a balanced approach, the text presents the theoretical foundations of American policing, with a focus on contemporary police practices and research. Oliver covers all of the key topics in policing, but does not overburden the student with ...

Policing in America

Policing in America
  • Author : Clemens Bartollas,Larry D. Hahn
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 372
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Summary : From Mark Fuhrman to the Rodney King incident, the image of the rogue cop is embedded in the minds of many American citizens. The high profile of police deviancy in the media has provided the public with an overwhelmingly negative image of police integrity. In this book, readers are given ...

Police in America Interactive EBook

Police in America   Interactive EBook
  • Author : Steven G. Brandl
  • Publisher : Sage Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2020-01-21
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Police in America provides students with a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern policing in our society. Utilizing real-word examples grounded in evidence-based research, the second editionof this easy-to-read, conversational text helps students think critically about the many misconceptions of police work and understand best practices in everyday policing. Respected ...

To Protect and to Serve

To Protect and to Serve
  • Author : Robert C. Wadman,William Thomas Allison
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 194
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Summary : "To Protect and To Serve: A History of Police in America" fills a void in both criminal justice and historical scholarship regarding the history and development of American police. The leaders, the organizational strategies, and the community problems that created the need for police departments are presented in an insightful ...

Police Theory in America

Police Theory in America
  • Author : Robert C. Wadman
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 198
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Summary : measurement of effective policing is based on a quick response to crime that has already been committed, the value of crime prevention has become an afterthought in America's police departments." "The middle chapters outline these issues and identify the strategies to improve police community relationships and adjust the measurements for ...

Women and Policing in America

Women and Policing in America
  • Author : Kimberly D. Hassell,Carol Archbold,Dorothy Moses Schulz
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 444
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Summary : Virtually unique in the field, Women and Policing in America deals with women as criminal justice professionals, rather than as victims or perpetrators. It is the only coursebook offering a diverse selection of peer-reviewed articles devoted to women in American policing. With comprehensive, accessible chapter introductions by co-authors who are ...

Tangled Up in Blue

Tangled Up in Blue
  • Author : Rosa Brooks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-02-09
  • Total pages : 384
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Summary : Journalist and law professor Rosa Brooks goes beyond the "blue wall of silence" in this radical inside examination of American policing In her forties, with two children, a spouse, a dog, a mortgage, and a full-time job as a tenured law professor at Georgetown University, Rosa Brooks decided to become ...