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- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 14.99
Details the ridiculous ways in which a number of ill-fated unfortunates met (or failed to meet) their maker at the hands of lamentably inept executioners. With black and white illustrations, this book brings together a mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests, and classic one-liners from medieval times to the present day. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 9.99
Execution' is a gruesomely fascinating account of methods of judicial execution from around the world and through the ages, and includes such hair-raising categories as death by cannibalism, being sewn into an animals belly and a thousand cuts. In his own darkly humorous style, Geoffrey Abbott describes the instruments used and their effectiveness,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1964; US$ 13.95
John R. Abbott is recognized as one of the world's top identification experts. Almost three decades of personal experience and research are represented in FOOTWEAR EVIDENCE. It covers The Footwear Specialist in Court, The Crime Scene Examination, The Analysis of Surfaces, The Controlled Test Impression, and Establishing Footwear Ownership. Mr.... more...
- Profile 2004; US$ 14.38
True crime at its most potent: a riveting account of tracking down and convicting an evil serial killer by the detective who trapped him. "In the duel between a small-town cop and France's most dangerous serial killer, the advantage appeared heavily in favour of Francis Heaulme, the criminal known as the 'man from nowhere', who may... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...
- JIST Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95
This is THE definitive guide for handling the FBI?s rigorous selection process and successfully landing a job for special agents as well as professional support personnel. Includes great tips on how to stand out from other applicants, completing sample applications and making them attractive, along with explanations of other forms encountered by aspiring... more...
- JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 19.95
This is THE definitive guide to the FBI?s rigorous selection process and how to succeed in landing a job. Includes great job search tips on how to stand out from other applicants and sample applications with tips on completing them, along with explanations of other forms encountered by job seekers. And there are tips on getting FBI internships an excellent... more...