Police & Society

Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology Kenneth Novak; Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice Gary Cordner; Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Brad Smith
Oxford University Press, USA

Police & Society, Seventh Edition, offers an in-depth and analytical look at policing, from police behavior and organization to operations and historical perspectives. Focusing on the relationship between.

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the police and the community and how it has changed throughout the years, the authors explore the most important theoretical foundations and incisive research on contemporary policing and show how that research is put into practice. The text is enhanced by extensive pedagogy and a unique chapter on higher education and policing.