This fully revised edition of the popular textbook, Introduction to Policing, combines a lucid and engaging writing style with comprehensive coverage of the key issues that surround Policing. Thoroughly updated to take account of recent changes in policy, this book covers everything you need to excel at your studies. It includes: - A whole new chapter on 'Global and Transnational Policing' rich in comparative examples, keeping you in the loop with international developments in the field - A new chapter on 'Criminal Investigation', offering a complete overview of the criminal investigation process, and a concluding chapter tying together the book's themes - A full companion website incorporating lecturer resources, links to related websites, expanded case studies and links to relevant journal articles Written with flair and enthusiasm, the text is rich in helpful learning features from key terms, learning objectives and chapter summaries, to self-check questions, annotated further reading, text boxes and a glossary. Introduction to Policing is essential reading for your studies in criminology. As well as covering all the key areas across Policing, the book will show you how to think critically about the various issues and topics that you'll encounter across your course.