Canadian Policing is a current and comprehensive introduction to the realities of police work in the twenty-first century. The book helps students gain a balanced, real-world, and practical perspective on policing in Canada today by providing engaging coverage of policing history in Canada,the current structure and operation of policing across the country, and contemporary issues facing police departments and policymakers-including crime analysis, crime prevention, performance measurement, police and the media, a diverse society, and policing post-9/11. The impressive author team withexperience from the field, research, and teaching, works together to examine the most up-to-date research and theories of policing as well as on-the-ground implementation to give students a well-rounded, realistic understanding of the job. Exciting and relevant examples, controversial topics,"Challenge Your Assumptions" and "Case Study" boxes, as well as end-of-chapter critical thinking questions, all encourage students to engage with the material as they learn about the challenges and successes in Canadian policing. Canadian Policing is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and relevantrepresentation of policing fundamentals and what is happening in the industry for students.