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NCJ Number: 183430 Find in a Library
Title: Police Patrol Operations
Author(s): Mark R. Miller
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 517
Sponsoring Agency: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
Cincinnati, OH 45210
Publication Number: ISBN 0-942728-59-9
Sale Source: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
1203 Main Street, Third Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45210
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text was written to satisfy the material requirements of courses dealing with police patrol functions and techniques in both college courses and police academy training.
Abstract: The introduction to the text discusses the basis of police power, early police patrol in the United States, modern police patrol, public perceptions of police patrol, and the quality of police patrol services. Subsequent chapters cover ethics in law enforcement, basic police patrol equipment, basic police patrol concepts, police communications, handling service calls, and vehicle operations. Final chapters examine procedures for dealing with substance abuse and gangs, field interviews, arrest procedures, police investigations and reports, courtroom procedures, handling civil disturbances and other disasters, police officer survival, and the future of law enforcement. Figures and photographs
Main Term(s): Patrol
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; Criminal investigation; History of policing; Law enforcement overview texts; Patrol procedures; Patrol Training; Patrol units; Police crime-prevention; Police effectiveness; Police equipment; Police policies and procedures; Police telecommunications systems; Professional conduct and ethics; Public Opinion of the Police
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