Rising terrorism and advancing technology, as well as new strategies and investigative techniques, have stretched and stressed the traditional role of police officers. The new officer is under more and more pressure to be tough, compassionate, and understanding, as well as technologically savvy. Grouped under the themes of day to-day policing, ethics and corruption, terrorism, strategy and investigations, and restorative policing, Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Policing focuses on those issues that most affect today’s officers. The chapters are derived from those articles in the online journal, Police Practice and Research, that were the most viewed by practicing police officers and police scholars.
Criminal Justice Process and Institutions