Police Field Operations : Theory Meets Practice

Michael Birzer; Cliff Roberson

For courses in police operations and patrol. A practical look at police field operations Comprehensive and readable, Police Field Operations: Theory Meets Practice addresses the theory and practical applications.

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of police practices, drawing on the personal accounts of current and former police officers. The text covers all major areas of police field operations, including patrolling, investigations, crime mapping, community policing, hot pursuit issues, communications, gangs, and drugs. With chapters that work consecutively or as independent units, the 3rd edition has been extensively updated with two new chapters and with coverage reflecting the challenges confronting police officers today.