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Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, 3/E

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Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, 3/E

Authors :

Heath B. Grant

ISBN :

9780135110263

Publisher :

Pearson

Imprint :

Pearson Education

Cover Price :

US$ 136.60

Edition :

3 /e

CD Included :

No

Pages :

308

Binding :

Paperback

Publication Year :

2012

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Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, 3/E

Taking a big picture perspective, Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, 3e examines policing practices and how law enforcement agencies relate to one another and the entire criminal justice system. Streamlined in this edition, the book emphasizes linkages across law enforcement jurisdictions and how to develop a coordinated approach to information sharing and strategy development. Unique chapters appear on multicultural communities and new technologies used to assist police in prevention, communication and control. Linkages and Law Enforcement exercises and a new MyCrimeKit website encourage students to explore the changing dynamics and nature of policing within its larger contexts.
FeaturesFor courses in Introduction to Law Enforcement.

Taking a big picture perspective, Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, 3e examines policing practices and how law enforcement agencies relate to one another and the entire criminal justice system. Streamlined in this edition, the book emphasizes linkages across law enforcement jurisdictions and how to develop a coordinated approach to information sharing and strategy development. Unique chapters appear on multicultural communities and new technologies used to assist police in prevention, communication and control. Linkages and Law Enforcement exercises and a new MyCrimeKit website encourage students to explore the changing dynamics and nature of policing within its larger contexts.

Hallmark Features

Provides "big picture" perspective–which not only examines policing practices but how law enforcement relates to other agencies and the entire criminal justice system.
•Explores the changing dynamics and nature of law enforcement within its larger contexts.•Includes a complete overview of local, state, and federal law enforcement organizations and how they relate to one another. Emphasizes linkages across the law enforcement jurisdictions–and how to develop a coordinated approach to information sharing and strategy development.
•Explains why there is sometimes an inability to analyze information across or within agencies and ways to improve collaboration and communication. Organizes information in a developmental framework–beginning with the origins of policing through the new and innovative technologies.
•Emphasizes the evolution of policing from reactive to proactive management models. Devotes a chapter to multicultural communities–see Chapter 10.
•Discusses issues of race and ethnicity and focuses on cultural diversity and racial profiling. Includes a strong chapter on new technologies–see Chapter 12.
•Emphasizes the influence of technology on modern day policing practices and how technology can assist the police in prevention, communication and control. Includes Linkages and Law Enforcement exercises–in every chapter.
•Encourages readers to relate concepts to earlier material or current events.•Include questions at the end of each Linkage Box that challenge readers to relate current material to earlier concepts in the text.
New To This EditionNew! MyCrimeKit student website–supports this edition.
•Offers an innovative, web-based resource that includes summaries, practice tests, review questions, web links, videos and media that extend chapter material. New! Streamlined presentation–reduces the number of sections and chapters in the book .
•Includes the material that is most essential to learning about the development of law enforcement, its functions and challenges. New! Additional Linkages in Law Enforcement boxes–have been added in this edition.
•Helps guide readers through exercises that reinforce core concepts.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
1. Law Enforcement in a Democratic Society
2. Origins and Development of Law Enforcement
3. Law Enforcement and the Law

PART TWO: LAW ENFORCEMENT ORGANIZATIONS, OPERATIONS AND CONDUCT
4. Policing Functions and Units
5. Policing Discretion and Behavior
6. Patrol and Traffic
7. Search and Seizure, Arrest, and Interrogation
8. Investigation and Evidence Collection
9. Policing the Police

PART THREE: POLICING IN THE 21st CENTURY
10. Policing Multicultural Communities
11. Community Policing and Problem Solving
12. Advances in Policing: New Technologies for Crime Analysis
13. Standards for Police Recruitment

Courses•Introduction to Policing / Law Enforcement (Criminal Justice)
Previous EditionsLaw Enforcement in the 21st Century, 2/EGrant & TerryISBN-10: 0205542972 • ISBN-13: 9780205542970©2008 • Cloth, 464 pp • InstockSuggested retail price: $137.33 • Net price: $103.00?More info.
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