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Policing America (6th Edition)

Policing America (6th Edition)
Author: Ken Peak
ISBN 13: 9780131598034
ISBN 10: 131598031
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-03-22
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 528
List Price: $176.20

Taking a new direction and emphasis, this edition of Policing America offers a problem-solving approach and emphasizes what is actually working in the field.

Based on the author’s over thirty five years of experience, the book offers complete coverage of traditional policing topics, a concise view of the reorganized federal law enforcement system, and coverage of topics such as homeland security, community policing, investigations, accountability, patrol and technologies. This edition features two new problem-solving chapters, an new problem-solving appendix and over thirty case-study exhibits that reinforce what works to attack such problems as terrorism, gangs, and crimes involving drugs, hate, and youth.

For those involved/interested in General Policing, Community Policing, and Policing Issues.