Breaking the Brass Ceiling

Author: Dorothy Moses Schulz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275981808
Format: PDF, ePub
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Profiles the top women cops and their rise to the top of their departments.

An Introduction to American Policing

Author: Dennis J. Stevens
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284110117
Format: PDF, ePub
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"An Introduction to American Policing, Second Edition" connects the US criminal justice system, criminology, and law enforcement knowledge to the progress of the police community. It is the perfect resource for a Police Science course.

Police Women

Author: Sandra Wells
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275984779
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Examines what it takes to survive when a woman enters the "biggest boys' club in America"--the police forces.

Policing in America

Author: Leonard A. Steverson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598840436
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book maps the development of modern policing—both theory and practice—from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today. * A glossary of standard policing terms, such as "blue curtain," "police subculture," "stakeout," and "forensics," allows the reader to better acquaint themselves with the law enforcement world * A detailed list of associations and organizations in the field points readers to sources of further information

An Introduction to Policing

Author: John S. Dempsey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337558753
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduce students to the challenges, excitement and rewards of law enforcement today with Dempsey, Forst, and Carter's AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 9th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand experience in all areas of policing, this engaging book blends practical information with pertinent theory. The authors examine current issues and topics, and present the latest in academic and practitioner research as well as the most current applications, statistics, court cases and information on law enforcement careers. Extensive examples from police departments throughout the nation and world as well as essays from respected law enforcement veterans offer insights into crucial law enforcement issues and challenges. AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING is an essential read for anyone considering a career in law enforcement today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement

Author: Larry E Sullivan
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780761926498
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This three-volume Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement provides a comprehensive, critical, and descriptive examination of all facets of law enforcement on the state and local, federal and national, and international stages. This work is a unique reference source that provides readers with informed discussions on the practice and theory of policing in an historical and contemporary framework. The volumes treat subjects that are particular to the area of state and local, federal and national, and international policing. Many of the themes and issues of policing cut across disciplinary borders, however, and several entries provide comparative information that places the subject in context.

Thriving in an All Boys Club

Author: Cara Rabe-Hemp
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442274297
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Though women changed their police role throughout history, sexual harassment and gender-bias is still evident in this male-dominated field. Cara Rabe-Hemp shows that despite the struggles that women face in the "all-boys club" of policing, not only do women survive but they thrive in this almost exclusively male occupation.