The Encyclopedia Of Police Science

Author: Jack R. Greene
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415970006
Size: 19.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First published in 1996, this work covers all the major sectors of policing in the United States. Political events such as the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, have created new policing needs while affecting public opinion about law enforcement. This third edition of the "Encyclopedia" examines the theoretical and practical aspects of law enforcement, discussing past and present practices.

Encyclopedia Of Law Enforcement

Author: Larry E Sullivan
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781452265322
Size: 19.85 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This three-volume Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement provides a comprehensive, critical, and descriptive examination of all facets of law enforcement on the state and local, federal and national, and international stages. This work is a unique reference source that provides readers with informed discussions on the practice and theory of policing in an historical and contemporary framework. The volumes treat subjects that are particular to the area of state and local, federal and national, and international policing. Many of the themes and issues of policing cut across disciplinary borders, however, and several entries provide comparative information that places the subject in context.

World Encyclopedia Of Police Forces And Correctional Systems

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 0787677388
Size: 19.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The second part consists of country studies that include history, structure and organization, education, training, and recruitment, uniforms and weapons, transportation, technology and communications, human rights, police corruption and prison conditions. Basic statistics are presented for both police and crime. While various of information are unavailable for some countries, the encyclopedia represents one of the largest available caches of information on law enforcement and correctional systems. From the Introduction.

Crime And The Justice System In America

Author: Frank Schmalleger
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313294097
Size: 10.44 MB
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An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with entry emphasis focused on the late-20th century reaching into the 21st century.

Introduction To Policing

Author: Steven M. Cox
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483321899
Size: 12.98 MB
Format: PDF
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Focusing on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging world of policing, Introduction to Policing, Second Edition (by Steven M. Cox, William P. McCamey, and Gene L. Scaramella) balances theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today's police officers. The engaging, easy-to-understand writing style and stories from the field, coupled with unique coverage of the issues of policing in multicultural communities and the impact of globalization on policing, make this book a must-have for policing courses.