An Introduction to Policing

John S Dempsey; Linda S Forst; Steven B Carter
Cengage Learning

Discover the challenges, excitement and rewards of law enforcement today with Dempsey, Forst, and Carter's AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 9th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand.

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experience in all areas of policing, this book is an essential read for you or anyone you know who is considering a career in law enforcement. You'll get insight into the Black Lives Matter movement, questionable police shootings of civilians and ambush shootings of police officers, strained police-community relations, the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, recent terrorism incidents, Specialized Policing Responses to homeless individuals, advances in policing technology and other current issues. You'll also find the latest research as well as up-to-date applications, statistics, court cases and information on law enforcement careers.