Higher Education

POLICE, 2nd Edition

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • John S. Dempsey State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Linda S. Forst Shoreline Community College, Seattle Washington
  • ISBN-10: 1133016650  |  ISBN-13: 9781133016656
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50
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About

Overview

Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, POLICE, 2nd Edition delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors and a consistent online offering with CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools, all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes. Updated with true-to-life photography, POLICE, 2nd Edition offers a practical perspective of law enforcement, thought-provoking examples and forty years of insight from the authors' firsthand experiences in police work and police education. Better yet, the CourseMate to accompany the 2nd Edition of POLICE is packed with video clips, quizzing, flash cards, games, and other self-test features designed to maximize reader success. The instructor companion website simplifies course and exam preparation.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter In Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • CourseMate, offering an interactive eBook in addition to a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles, is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, flashcards, video clips, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including convenient instructor tools: Additional instructor materials include an online instructor's manual and computerized test bank created exclusively for POLICE, 2nd Edition.

Table of Contents

Part I: POLICE HISTORY AND ORGANIZATION.
1. Police History.
2. Organizing Security in the United States.
3. Organizing the Police Department.
Part II: THE PERSONAL SIDE OF POLICING.
4. Becoming a Police Officer.
5. The Police Role and Police Discretion.
6. Police Culture, Personality, and Police Stress.
7. Minorities in Policing.
8. Police Ethics and Police Deviance.
Part III: POLICE OPERATIONS.
9. Patrol Operations.
10. Investigations.
11. Police and the Community.
12. Community Policing: The Debate Continues.
13. Police and the Law.
Part IV: CRITICAL ISSUES IN POLICING.
14. Computers, Technology, and Criminalities in Policing.
15. Homeland Security.

What's New

  • Striking Images: Newly updated with vivid, true-to-life photos, POLICE, 2nd Edition depicts the exciting world of police work with accuracy and in full color.
  • Videos: The CourseMate to accompany the second edition of POLICE brings chapter topics to life with select video clips.
  • Modern, Streamlined Content: Reviewed and revised for even greater readability, all chapter material reflects the latest research and statistics available.
  • New Issues and Examples: POLICE, 2nd Edition has been updated to include new issues and topics for more stimulating classroom discussions.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

POLICE (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1133016766 | ISBN-13: 9781133016762)

List Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133016715 | ISBN-13: 9781133016717)

Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch reader comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $57.95

CourseMate Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133016731 | ISBN-13: 9781133016731)

Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch reader comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

List Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

WebTutor™ Advantage Plus on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 113301674X | ISBN-13: 9781133016748)

Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content-rich, web-based teaching and learning aid that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts. Online quizzes offer automatic grading and electronic tracking for instructors, and feedback for students to reinforce learning.

List Price = $42.00  | CengageBrain Price = $42.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $42.00

WebTutor™ Advantage Plus on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133016758 | ISBN-13: 9781133016755)

Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content-rich, web-based teaching and learning aid that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts. Online quizzes offer automatic grading and electronic tracking for instructors, and feedback for students to reinforce learning.

List Price = $74.50  | CengageBrain Price = $74.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.50

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion  (ISBN-10: 0495600326 | ISBN-13: 9780495600329)

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice—from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, résumés, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing.

List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50

Student Supplements

POLICE (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1133016766 | ISBN-13: 9781133016762)

List Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133016715 | ISBN-13: 9781133016717)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking, an interactive glossary, and interactive learning tools, including Quizzes, Flashcards, PowerPoint® presentations, and more!

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $57.95

CourseMate Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133016731 | ISBN-13: 9781133016731)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking, an interactive glossary, and interactive learning tools, including Quizzes, Flashcards, PowerPoint® presentations, and more!

List Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

General MindLink to CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285311280 | ISBN-13: 9781285311289)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in your criminal justice course in one place. Read your eBook, take notes, review flashcards, view videos, and take practice quizzes—all online with MindLink for CourseMate.

List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.95

WebTutor™ Advantage Plus on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 113301674X | ISBN-13: 9781133016748)

Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content-rich, web-based learning aid that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts. Online quizzes offer automatic grading and feedback to reinforce learning.

List Price = $42.00  | CengageBrain Price = $42.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $42.00

WebTutor™ Advantage Plus on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133016758 | ISBN-13: 9781133016755)

Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content-rich, web-based learning aid that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts. Online quizzes offer automatic grading and feedback to reinforce learning.

List Price = $74.50  | CengageBrain Price = $74.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.50

Blackboard MindLink for CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285311507 | ISBN-13: 9781285311500)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in your criminal justice course in one place. Read your eBook, take notes, review flashcards, view videos, and take practice quizzes—all online with MindLink for CourseMate on Blackboard.

List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.95

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion  (ISBN-10: 0495600326 | ISBN-13: 9780495600329)

Do your career goals involve working and advancing in the field of criminal justice? This clear, comprehensive text is the book that will help you achieve those goals. CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, provides all the crucial information you need to identify the right criminal justice profession for you, find an internship, and land that coveted job. The authors guide you in developing your job-search strategies—offering their invaluable expertise on, for example, internship requirements, professional conduct, résumés, interviews, and locating jobs. If you already work in the criminal justice field, but are interested in professional development, job change, and promotional advancement, you will also find this text to be an effective tool in achieving your goals. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as position disqualifiers, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing.

List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

John S. Dempsey

John S. Dempsey is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at State University of New York (SUNY), Suffolk County Community College. He also teaches criminal justice and public administration courses at SUNY, Empire State College, where he serves as a mentor for ranking members of law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Mr. Dempsey was a member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) from 1964 until 1988, serving as a police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. He focused on both patrol and investigations. Mr. Dempsey received seven citations for meritorious and excellent police duty. After retiring from the NYPD, he served as Professor of Criminal Justice at Suffolk County Community College on Eastern Long Island, where he received the college's prestigious "Who Made a Difference Award" for his teaching and work with students. Mr. Dempsey lectures throughout the country on policing and criminal justice issues and is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), ASIS International, the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS), and the Criminal Justice Educators Association of New York State (CJEANYS). He has received the Outstanding Contributor Award from the ACJS Community College Section and the Fellows Award from the NEAJS. Mr. Dempsey has written several books on policing and security. He received his Associate of Arts Degree and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Behavioral Science from the City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, his Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Long Island University and his Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Linda S. Forst

Linda S. Forst is a professor of criminal justice at Shoreline Community College in Seattle, Washington, where she also serves on the Board of Law Enforcement Training Standards and Education for the State of Washington. Ms. Forst is a retired police captain from the Boca Raton (Florida) Police Services Department, where she served as a patrol officer, investigator, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. She spent most of her career in patrol, but also worked in investigations, professional standards, training, hiring, and support services. Ms. Forst was the department's first female field training officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. Ms. Forst has extensive training in accident investigation, domestic violence, sexual violence, community policing, and police management. She received numerous commendations during her career and earned numerous gold medals from the state and International Police Olympics. She also served on the board of directors for a local battered women's shelter for many years. An author of numerous magazine, journal, and newspaper publications, Ms. Forst regularly presents at conferences and to community groups. She has written several popular books on policing. Ms. Forst earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice, her Master's Degree in Community College Education, and her Doctorate Degree in Adult Education from Florida Atlantic University. She is a graduate of University of Louisville's Sex Crime Investigation School and Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command. Ms. Forst is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC), and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and has instructed for Northwestern's School of Police Staff and Command as well as Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University.