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eText: 
ISBN-10 0135059712ISBN-13 9780135059715
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-500566-3ISBN-13 978-0-13-500566-8
Author(s): Michael D. Lyman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 400
Description

For courses in Police in American Society and Introduction to Policing.

This book explores the principles of policing and introduces readers to the history, administration, and day-to-day practices of the police in the United States. Offering a balanced perspective, it provides students with the basic framework for understanding contemporary police issues and discusses the myths and preconceptions commonly associated with the profession. This edition includes a new chapter on police culture, a new chapter on police liability, and information on how police work interfaces with forensic science and modern technology.

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