Police and Policing: Contemporary Issues


Since the publication of the first edition of Police and Policing in 1989, the amount of research being conducted on the police as well as public interest in the issues concerning the role of law enforcement has grown considerably. This second, complementary edition examines new issues and changes in law enforcement since 1989, drawing from the most recent and creative research projects in the field. Some of the country's leading experts discuss their findings on topics such as officer fatigue, collaborative problem-solving, tactical patrol, suicide, the role of religion in law enforcement, affirmative action, and psychological testing. This edited collection will prove to be an invaluable resource for students, scholars, and practitioners alike.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Robert R. McNamara
  • Dennis Jay Kenney
  • T. Steuart Watson
  • Kenneth J. Peak
  • Roland W. Glensor
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999
  • 2nd


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