Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice, Second Edition
For courses in police operations and police patrol procedures.
Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice, 2/e is a comprehensive, readable text that presents a practical look at police field operations and is designed to be used in one-semester courses on police operations or patrol procedures. Chapters have been designed to be independent units that can be taught individually, but also build upon each other to provide a complete picture of police operations. The text cover all major areas of police operations including patrolling, investigations, crime mapping, community policing, hot pursuit issues, communications, gangs and drugs, and more. Discussions focus on issues and challenges that police officers face on the job and help students bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It provides:
Clear links between theory and practice. Chapters are designed to provide a solid grounding in the theory behind police practices and a clear understanding of how and why those theories are implemented every day.
Comprehensive coverage. The text is designed to be a complete resource, providing detailed discussions on all aspects of police field operations, including patrolling, communications, legal constraints, terrorism, gangs and drugs, ethical concerns, and more.
Readable discussions. Straightforward language and engaging features make this a student-friendly text that is understandable and easy to read.
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