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Policing America : challenges and best practices

Author: Kenneth J Peak
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Peak
ISBN: 9780133495652 0133495655 9780133858143 0133858146
OCLC Number: 864391511
Description: xix, 388 pages : colored illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I Foundations: Development of American Policing and Police Officers 1 History: From English Origins to the U.S. 2 Preparing for the Street: Recruiting, Training, Socialization 3 On Patrol: Methods and Menaces Part II Practices and Challenges 4 Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving 5 Criminal Investigation: The Science of Sleuthing 6 Personnel Issues and Practices: Stress, Labor Relations, Higher Education, Private Police Part III Adhering to Law, Ethical Principles, and Public Expectations 7 Rule of Law: Expounding the Constitution 8 Accountability: Ethics, Use of Force, Corruption, and Discipline 9 Civil Liability: Failing the Public Trust Part IV Agency Organization and Administration 10 Federal and State Agencies: Protecting our Borders and Freedoms 11 Municipal and County Agencies: Organization, Administration, and Roles Part V Best Practices: Addressing Special Populations, Using Specialized Equipment 12 Pursuing Criminal Syndicates: Terrorists, the Mob, Gangs, Drug Traffickers 13 Addressing "People Problems": Immigrants, Youth, Hate Crimes, the Homeless 14 Technology Review: Uses (the Good), Concerns (the Bad), and Legislation
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Peak, University of Nevada, Reno.

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