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The Police in America: Classic and Contemporary Readings (The Wadsworth Professionalism in Policing Series)

 
 
 
 
The Police in America: Classic and Contemporary Readings (The Wadsworth Professionalism in Policing Series)
Author: Steven G. Brandl - David E. Barlow
ISBN 13: 9780534623760
ISBN 10: 53462376
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2003-05-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $147.95
 
 

Brandl (criminal justice, U. of Wisconsin) and Barlow (social sciences, Fayetteville State U.) present selected readings in police theory and research appropriate for beginning students. The selections are concerned with the nature of the police function in society, the causes and consequences of police discretionary decisions, and police strategies. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR