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The Police: An Introduction (4th Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Police: An Introduction (4th Edition)
Author: Michael D. Lyman
ISBN 13: 9780135005668
ISBN 10: 135005663
Edition: 4
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-03-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $130.40
 
 

This book explores the principles of policing and introduces readers to the history, administration, and day-to-day practices of the police in the United States. Offering a balanced perspective, it provides readers with the basic framework for understanding contemporary police issues and discusses the myths and preconceptions commonly associated with the profession. This edition includes a new chapter on police culture, a new chapter on police liability, and information on how police work interfaces with forensic science and modern technology.