For courses in Police Patrol Operations, Community Policing, Problem-Oriented Policing, and Introduction to Law Enforcement in both police academies and colleges.
- This global, yet concise, text presents a view of uniformed police patrol operations from the standpoint of law enforcement services provided in the field. It focuses on the importance of professionalism, leadership, ethics, and effective communications in a proactive community, while also looking at critical issues and problems facing police officers today. Heavy emphasis is placed on the police mission and the requirements for police officers in a contemporary, democratic society.
- The author has been a law enforcement and public safety practitioner, researcher, and educator for over 20 years.