1. Introduction. 2. Patrol Goals and Objectives. 3. The Patrol Environment. 4. Police Patrol Hazards. 5. Violence and the Police. 6. Police Patrol Functions. 7. Back to the Basics: Community-Oriented Policing and Problem-Oriented Policing. 8. Police Patrol Methods. 9. Patrol Force Organization and Management. 10. Patrol Force Staffing and Deployment. 11. Supporting the Police Patrol Function. 12. Patrol Supervision. 13. Special Issues in Police Patrol Operations. 14. Upgrading the Police Patrol Function. Bibliography. Index.