McGraw-Hill delivers the complete guide for police officer exams all across America. Packed with all the latest test-prep and career information, McGraw-Hill's Police Officer Exams includes four full-length sample tests, providing a perfect cross-section of the kinds of police exams given nationwide. Criminal Justice experts Michael Palmiotto and Alison McKenney-Brown give you the latest inside information about police officer recruiting and testing, from the basic requirements and the screening process to all the assignments available to successful recruits. If you're looking to launch a rewarding police officer career, this all-in-one resource is the guide for you.
Michael J. Palmiotto, Ph.D., is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Wichita State University, where he teaches courses on law enforcement.
Alison McKenney-Brown, J.D., is Director of the Midwest Criminal Justice Institute at Wichita State University.
Now that the U.S. Postal Service has replaced its obsolete 470 test with the updated and more difficult 473 and 473C hiring exams, you need this book more than ever if you want to qualify for employment. It's packed with timed, skill-building drills to help you answer questions faster and more accurately.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of openings for new police officers will rise by 10% between now and 2016. To become a police officer, many candidates must pass a standardized police officer entrance exam. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, is the perfect concise study guide for everyone seeking to pass this exam. Using detailed examples, it systematically covers exam objectives in all five core areas: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal definitions, "What if" scenarios. It also covers crucial issues ranging from physical agility to successful oral interviewing. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, also includes:Chapters that map directly to the exam objectives Comprehensive foundational learning on all exam topics An extensive collection of practice questions (including three full practice exams) Notes, tips, sidebars, cautions, test-taking strategies, and time-saving tips that make studying more effective
The Cram Sheet tear-out card including exclusive tips, acronyms, and memory joggers - perfect for last-minute study Intended as a standalone study guide, this book can also be used with any other print or electronic learning materials. Either way, it brings together all the knowledge and preparation help that you will need to master the material, gain confidence, and pass your exam with flying colors.
Beginning with historical, sociological, and psychological perspectives, the book discusses how authorities can best conduct an investigation of trafficking. It reviews federal agencies responsible for confronting the problem, examines relevant laws and legal trends, and discusses law enforcement awareness and training. Individual chapters written by experts in law enforcement explore a host of topics, including:
Border issues between Mexico and the U.S., including the trafficking of people, drugs, and firearms The role of the Internet in human trafficking Child victim recruitment into sex trafficking How sexually oriented businesses such as escort services, hostess bars, and massage parlors can be fronts for sex trafficking The prevalence of human trafficking among street gangs Forced labor aspects, especially with respect to illegal immigrants How victims are chosen Theoretical, practical, and ethical considerations in providing effective services to victims
An ideal resource for police investigators, police training, and community outreach organizations, the book is also suitable as a college text for criminal justice courses. It is hoped that the awareness created through this text will provide the knowledge and tools needed to help to end this form of modern-day slavery.