Introduction to Policing, Third Edition continues to focus on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. Steven M. Cox, Susan Marchionna, and experienced law enforcement officer Brian D. Fitch balance theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today’s police officers. The accessible and engaging writing style, combined with stories from the field, make policing concepts and practices easy for students to understand and analyze. Unique coverage of policing in multicultural communities, the impact of technology on policing, and extensive coverage of policing strategies and procedures — such as those that detail the use of force —make this bestselling book a must-have for policing courses.
Interactive eBook also available—FREE when bundled with the print version of Introduction to Policing, Third Edition.
Editor's Notes: The Interactive eBook for Cox, Introduction to Policing links to excellent videos from:
1. Brian Fitch - coauthor and Lieutenant in the LA Co. Sheriff's Dept.
2. Jeri Williams - African American chief of police in Oxnard, CA
3. Keith Wilmot - rookie police officer in Simi Valley, CA police force