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Introduction to Policing (Paperback) (Steven M. Cox & Susan Marchionna & Brian D. Fitch)
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Written and updated by an author team that included law enforcement officers, the third edition of Introduction to Policing focuses on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. Authors Steven M. Cox, Susan Marchionna, and Brian D. Fitch balance research and practice to give students a comprehensive yet concise overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today’s police officers that they can understand and apply. The accessible and engaging writing style and stories from the field, make students want to read Introduction to Policing. Coupled with unique coverage of the issues of policing in multicultural communities, the impact of technology on policing, and extensive coverage of policing strategies and procedures, such as use of force, Introduction to Policing is a must have for policing courses.