Steven M. Cox, Introduction to Policing, Third Edition
Introduction to Policing, Third Edition continues to focus on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. Bestselling authors and Steven M. Cox, Susan Marchionna, and experienced law enforcer Brian D. Fitch balance theory, research and practice to give students a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today’s police officers. The accessible and engaging writing style, combined with stories from the field, make policing concepts and practices easy for students to understand and apply. Unique coverage of policing in multicultural communities, the impact of technology on policing, and extensive coverage of policing strategies and procedures, such as use of force, make this bestselling book a must-have for policing courses.

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