Overview1. Perspectives on the Police. 2. Police and Social Control. 3. Police and Social Institutions. 4. Police and the Criminal Justice System. 5. Police Bureaucracy. 6. Police and Crime Fighting. 7. Police, Order Maintenance and Service. 8. Police Discretion. 9. The Police Subculture. 10. Police and the Community. 11. Police and Crime Prevention. 12. Police and Special Populations. 13. Police Corruption. 14. Police Use of Excessive Force. 15. Policing the Globe. 16. The Future of Policing.