Chapter XVI Crime and the Police

This chapter examines the distinction between nonviolent and violent crimes, U. S. crime policies, Americans’ attitude towards drugs, guns, and imprisonment, and community policing.

 

Laptop computers in patrol vehicles allow officers to rapidly access crime history databases and prepare crime reports while in the filed

Laptop computers in patrol vehicles allow officers to rapidly access crime history databases and prepare crime reports while in the filed

Today about 12 percent of the nation's sworn local police employees are women

Today about 12 percent of the nation’s sworn local police employees are women