Drawn from class lectures tested over the past 13 years, Arthur D. Wiechmann, MA, shares an insiders view of the role and responsibilities of the police officer and manager. Wiechmann's 29 years as a police officer, 13 of which were as a Sergeant, provide a rich well of experience to draw from and share with readers. This engaging text is filled with examples that bring theory to life, making learning not only palatable but enjoyable and interesting. Weichmann deftly explores complex issues, bringing in applicable research, theory, and experience. There are many points where such case studies can be used for class discussion.