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LL Walker, Police in America

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ISBN-10: 0077805542

ISBN-13: 9780077805548

Edition: 8th 2013

Authors: Samuel Walker, Charles M. Katz

List price: $178.67
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The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today. Descriptive and analytical, the text is designed to offer undergraduate students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems they face, and the many reforms and innovations that have taken place in policing. Using timely articles and excerpts, the authors take readers beyond the headlines and statistics to present a comprehensive and contemporary overview of what it means to be a police officer.
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Book details

List price: $178.67
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/19/2012
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Samuel Walker has taught at University of Nebraska at Omaha for three decades. He is the author of 11 books and numerous articles on policing, the history of criminal justice, public policy on crime and the issues of civil liberties. He also has written books on the control of judicial discretion in the criminal justice system, hate crimes, race and ethnicity in American criminal justice, and the relationship between rights and the community in American society.