Canadian Police Work

Curt T. Griffiths
(Simon Fraser University)
Published by Nelson Education Ltd.
Fifth Edition © 2020

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The fifth edition of Canadian Police Work has been updated to reflect the most contemporary issues facing policing today while giving students a detailed overview of the profession. Students will learn the history of policing in Canada, the structure and operation of policing, the legal contexts of police work, and issues in policing. New features and materials will help students understand the concepts and topics the text introduces and gain an understanding of real-life situations police officers are faced with daily. Balancing research and real-life case examples, Canadian Police Work ensures students have a well-rounded perspective into the ongoing successes and challenges dealt with by those in policing.