With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, this comprehensive book provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After a thorough introduction to the history and philosophy of the movement that has profoundly shaped modern police operations, the authors strongly emphasize practical strategies and essential skills to help you apply effective, real-world problem solving within your community.
The seventh edition maintains this trusted book's proven strengths while introducing valuable updates and innovations, including new material on key trends and practices such as community and officer diversity, ethics and corruption, CompStat and hot-spot policing, and citizen oversight of police, as well as new features exploring the impact and importance of technology. Practical, engaging, and current, this one-of-a-kind text is also supported by a full range of supplemental learning tools, making it an indispensible resource aspiring and active law enforcement professionals alike.
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