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Introduction to Policing

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ISBN-10: 1435480538

ISBN-13: 9781435480537

Edition: 5th 2010

Authors: John S. Dempsey, Linda S. Forst

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List price: $200.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.662

John S. Dempsey is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at State University of New York (SUNY), Suffolk County Community College. He also teaches criminal justice and public administration courses at SUNY, Empire State College, where he serves as a mentor for ranking members of law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Mr. Dempsey was a member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) from 1964 until 1988, serving as a police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. He focused on both patrol and investigations. Mr. Dempsey received seven citations for meritorious and excellent police duty. After retiring from the NYPD, he served as Professor of Criminal Justice at…    

Linda S. Forst is a professor of criminal justice at Shoreline Community College in Seattle, Washington, where she also serves on the Board of Law Enforcement Training Standards and Education for the State of Washington. Ms. Forst is a retired police captain from the Boca Raton (Florida) Police Services Department, where she served as a patrol officer, investigator, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. She spent most of her career in patrol, but also worked in investigations, professional standards, training, hiring, and support services. Ms. Forst was the department's first female field training officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. Ms. Forst has extensive training in accident…    

Police History and Organization
Police History
Organizing Public and Private Security in the United States
Organizing the Police Department
The Personal Side of Policing
Becoming a Police Officer
The Police Role and Police Discretion
Police Culture, Personality, and Stress
Minorities in Policing
Police Ethics and Police Deviance
Police Operations
Patrol Operations
Investigations
Police and the Community
Community Policing: The Debate Continues
Police and the Law
Critical Issues in Policing
Computers, Technology, and Criminalistics in Policing
Homeland Security