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Police and Policing

Police and Policing


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About the Book

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.


About the Author:

DENNIS JAY KENNEY is Associate Director and Director of Research for the Police Executive Research Forum. He has over 27 years of experience in varied aspects of criminal justice and has provided consulting services to police agencies around the country. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Crime, Fear, and the New York City Subways (Praeger, 1987), Organized Crime in America (1995), and Crime in the Schools (1998).

ROBERT P. MCNAMARA is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Furman University. He has been a consultant for state, federal, and private agencies on topics such as AIDS, drug abuse, race and healthcare, urban redevelopment, homelessness, policing, and gangs. He is the author of several books, including The Times Square Hustler (Praeger, 1994), Sex, Scams, and Street Life (Praeger, 1995), and Social Gerontology (Auburn House, 1998).


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275954987
  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger
  • Edition: 2 Rev ed
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 30 mm
  • Width: 163 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0275954986
  • Publisher Date: 30 Mar 1999
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Height: 245 mm
  • No of Pages: 320
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 625 gr


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