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Introduction to Policing

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ISBN-10: 1544339615

ISBN-13: 9781544339610

Edition: 4th 2020

Authors: Steven M. Cox, David W. Massey, Connie M. Koski, Brian Douglas Fitch

List price: $125.00
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Written and updated by an author team of former and current law enforcement officers, the fourth edition of Introduction to Policing focuses on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. This book balances 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 that they can understand and apply. The accessible and engaging writing style and stories from the field make this a resource students want to read. Coupled with unique coverage of the issues of policing in multicultural communities, the impact of technology on…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 8.38" wide x 10.88" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Steven Cox earned his B.S. in psychology, M.A. in sociology, and Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign. Dr. Cox was a member of the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration faculty at Western Illinois University from 1975 to 2007. For the past 45 years he has served as trainer and consultant to numerous criminal justice agencies in the United States and abroad and has worked with several universities in the area of course development. In addition, Dr. Cox has authored and co-authored numerous successful textbooks and articles.

<p style="margin: 12pt 0in; border: none;" <b <span David C. Massey, Ocean Pines Police Department, Wor Wic Community College</span </b </p <span David C. Massey, Ed.D., is the Chief of Police of the Ocean Pines, Maryland Police Department, and retired Chief of Police of the Ocean City, Maryland Police Department. A 44 year veteran of law enforcement, and graduate from the F.B.I. National Academy and the F.B.I. Law Enforcement Executive Development Program. He has taught criminal justice subjects at police academies, and currently is an adjunct faculty member at Wor Wic Community College. He has been a Chief of Police for 28 years in his two police agencies, and has…    

<b <span Connie M. Koski </span </b <span is an assistant professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Longwood University in Virginia. She earned her PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Koski was employed as a police officer for the City of Ypsilanti, MI, serving in a variety of capacities including patrol, major crimes detective, crime scene/evidence technician, accident reconstructionist, a member of the recruitment team, and as a field training officer. <b  </b Dr. Koski's<b </b current work focuses on the development of several experiential learning opportunities in the…    

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" <font face="Calibri" <b <span Brian D. Fitch</span </b <span , PhD, is an adjunct professor of criminal justice at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Fitch served for 34 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department before retiring as a lieutenant. He has worked assignments in field operations, narcotics, forgery and fraud, advanced officer training, professional development, custody, and correctional services. Dr. Fitch has trained more than 10,000 law enforcement officers throughout the United States, as well as internationally in Canada, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, in leadership, decision…