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AUTHORS: Dempsey/Forst - ©2012
AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 6th edition, gives you a real world introduction to policing. The authors of this book are veterans of law enforcement with extensive experience in all areas of policing. Their insight provides you with a solid blend of practical information and theory, with an emphasis on current issues and topics, like Homeland Security. You will find the latest in academic and practitioner research in this text, as well as the latest applications, statistics, court cases and information on careers. You will also learn about such important current topics as economic and budget issues and their impact on police hiring and staffing, the nationwide efforts to combat "distracted driving", and the "sovereign citizens" movement. The latest advances in technology are also covered from mobile fingerprint reading devices to computer and digital forensics. AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 6th edition, is a "must read" for anyone considering a career in law enforcement.
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