This book, prepared by Texas criminal justice educators, is expressly designed for use in basic peace officer training academies and college or university law enforcement or criminal justice courses in the state of Texas. The authors intent in writing this text was to help the reader prepare for the Basic Peace Officer Licensing Examination. The contents have been drawn from a wide range of sources and are concisely presented in nontechnical language. Although there are many different and acceptable ways in which to enforce the law and to carry out the duties of a law enforcement offi-cer, those covered in this book reflect the approaches more commonly accepted in modern American police work.
The text materials have been enhanced to expand on the topics important to the beginning and inservice peace officer. Included with each copy of the book is a com-pact disk with interactive chapter tests that include dozens of test questions. However only through diligent study can the student acquire specific knowledge of the subjects presented.
The format of this book makes it a valuable resource for reference, for review of some of the main concerns in police work, for use in police academies, as a college or university text, and for law enforcement officers independent study.
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Larry D. Nichols is retired Professor of Law Enforcement Technology at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, where he has taught all areas of criminal justice since 1975; in 1988 he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Ray K. Robbins is retired Professor of Criminal Justice at Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas, and is the recipient of the "Piper Professor " award. During the past twenty-eight years, he has instructed in all areas of criminal justice.
Donald B. Harrelson is a professor emeritus in criminal justice at Texas State University. He was the first chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at that university and served as chair for twelve years
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