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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
This book offers a fascinating account of the development of women police over the past twenty years. It draws on the author's extended research in India, during a period of massive social change from a traditional society to a democratic, capitalist state. The author demonstrates how the Indian experience offers a valuable alternative model to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.00
The aim of this book is to examine the qualities of leadership and decision-making in the police service. Based on groundbreaking research using unique, advanced methods for examining policing in complex critical incident environments, the book focuses principally on a series of police debriefs following live major critical incidents. It captures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.50
Policing and the Media provides an up-to-date overview of the changing dynamics and dimensions of the relationships that exist on the British police-media nexus. Factual, fictional and factional representations of policing in the media are the major - and for a great many citizens probably the sole - influence in shaping their perceptions and opinions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Community policing has been a buzzword in Anglo-American policing for the last two decades, somewhat vague in its definition but generally considered to be a good thing. In the UK the notion of community policing conveys a consensual policing style, offering an alternative to past public order and crimefighting styles. In the US community policing... more...