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Criminal Law for Police Officers

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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date June 1, 2002
Pages 366
Binding Hardcover
Edition 8th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780130941015
ISBN-10 0130941018
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Original list price $77.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The eighth edition of Criminal Law for Police Officers presents the historical concepts fundamental to understanding criminal law. The book is written in a non-legalese format, which makes it very student friendly. Areas covered include jurisdiction, matters of responsibility and accountability, and general principles about the criminal act. New to this Edition: *Materials have been updated. *Comprehensive discussions on crimes include assaults, homicide, sex offenses, theft, robbery, burglary, arson, forgery, kidnapping, drug offenses, alcohol-related crimes, traffic offenses, and many more. *An entire chapter on offenses by and against juveniles. *Key words and phrases at the beginnings of each chapter, glossaries and thought provoking discussion questions at the end of each chapter. *Discussion of contemporary issues including carjacking, computer crimes, environmental crimes, stalking, hate crimes, RICO, and contraband forfeiture. *Humorous stories used to illustrate and enliven the materials. Some limited free web sites for legal research are included in the reference sections at the end of chapters.Many examples are used to illustrate points (the majority of which) are taken from actual cases.

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9 edition from Prentice Hall (May 6, 2005)
9780131188129 | details & prices | 338 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.52 lbs | List price $97.60
The price comparison is for this edition
8th edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2002)
9780130941015 | details & prices | 366 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $77.00
About: The eighth edition of Criminal Law for Police Officers presents the historical concepts fundamental to understanding criminal law.
7th edition from Prentice Hall (August 1, 1999)
9780130852335 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $85.00
About: This book presents a general approach to substantive criminal law focusing on legal principles in plain English without the use of legalese and footnotes.
With Kenneth R. Evans | 6 sub edition from Prentice Hall (March 1, 1995)
9780133085785 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $95.00
With Kenneth R. Evans, Laurence Tancredi, Lola Romanucci-Ross | 5th edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1991)
9780131933842 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $59.00
This edition also contains When Law And Medicine Meet: A Cultural View
About: Discusses criminal law, the criminal act, the mental element in crime, and criminal responsibility, and examines different types of crimes

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