Policing

Paperback | December 31, 2014

byJohn L. Worrall, Frank J. Schmalleger

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For courses in Introduction to Policing This book is part of the Pearson Justice Series ¿ Brief. Affordable. Visual. Policing provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on th...

John L. Worrall is professor of criminology and program head at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). A Seattle native, both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) are from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999 to 2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California Sta...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.7 inPublished:December 31, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part 1 - Foundations

1. Origins and Evolution of American Policing

2. Policing in the American Context

3. Law Enforcement Agencies and Their Organization

Part 2 - A Career in Policing

4. Becoming a Cop

5. Police Subculture

6. Police Discretion and Behavior

Part 3 - On the Job

7. Core Police Functions

8. Community Policing and Community Involvement

9. Policing in the Modern Era

Part 4 - Legal Issues

10. Policing and the Law

11. Civil Liability and Accountability

Part 5 - Challenges

12. Deviance, Ethics, and Professionalism

13. The Use of Force