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- Wiley 2005; US$ 95.00
The growing potential of GIS for supporting policing and crime reduction is now being recognised by a broader community. GIS can be employed at different levels to support operational policing, tactical crime mapping, detection, and wider-ranging strategic analyses. With the use of GIS for crime mapping increasing, this book provides a definitive reference.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
During the last decades of the twentieth century American police reconsidered their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strategies of policing, and the character of their relationships with the communities they serve. In this volume, leading police scholars examine the strengths and weaknesses of eight major innovations that emerged. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 41.00
What do we know about the ways in which 'security' is thought about and promoted in today's pluralized field of delivery? Are democratic values being advanced and protected, or threatened and compromised? Wood and Dupont bring together a team of renowned scholars to shed light on our understanding. more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 61.95
It is now possible to predict the future when it comes to crime. In Data Mining and Predictive Analysis , Dr. Colleen McCue describes not only the possibilities for data mining to assist law enforcement professionals, but also provides real-world examples showing how data mining has identified crime trends, anticipated community hot-spots, and refined... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 100.00
At the beginning of the millennium, police departments are reinventing themselves, adopting a new style known as "community policing". Chicago made the transition, embarking on what is now the USA's largest community policing programme. This book looks in depth at all aspects of the programme. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 120.60
How the police are policed is no longer just a domestic issue. The involvement of police,and other security forces, in systematic abuses of human rights in many developing countries, as well as in so called developed countries, has placed the control of police on a number of international agendas. More and more countries are experimenting with different... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.99
Counter-Terrorism Policing examines the impact of terrorism on the policing organisation and culturally diverse communities. This book is the first of its kind to contextualise counter-terrorism policing in a conceptual framework and takes account of the unique challenge of the increasing cosmopolitan character of major cities. Based on detailed documentary... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00
Crime Mapping Case Studies: From Research to Practice provides a series of key examples from practice and research that demonstrate applications of crime mapping and its effect in many areas of policing and crime reduction. This book brings together case studies that show how crime mapping can be used for analysis, intelligence development,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And with the exception of racial profiling on our highways and streets, most people favor these methods because they believe they’re a more cost-effective... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 114.95
In this work, Bridgette Wessels offers a unique insight into the ways in which core public institutions and powerful organizations develop digital communications and services within the public realm. The book draws on her ethnographic research with the London Metropolitan Police Service which, working in a socially, culturally and demographically complex... more...