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  • Policing, Ethics and Human Rightsby Peter Neyroud; Alan Beckley

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 46.95

    Ethical and human rights issues have assumed an increasingly high profile in the wake of miscarriages of justice, racism (Lawrence Inquiry), incompetence and corruption - in both Britain and overseas. At the same time the implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 in England and Wales will have a major impact on policing, challenging many of the assumptions... more...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigationby Edward R Ricciuti

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Founded in 1908 as a group of bank examiners and labor law investigators, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has become one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the world. The FBI's broad mission includes investigating everything from international terrorism and organized crime to human trafficking and white-collar crime. This new book examines... more...

  • The Secret Serviceby Bernard Ryan

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Founded in 1865 to combat counterfeiters, the Secret Service's responsibilities have since expanded greatly. The agency's best-known duty is to protect the president and other key government figures, but it is also responsible for protecting people, buildings, or areas from potential threats and investigating various forms of financial fraud.... more...

  • Police Chief 101by Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 42.95

    Based on forty years of extensive experience, the author draws on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the highs and lows of the job. The book provides practical, common sense advice for doing the multitude of jobs the chief faces with effectiveness and efficiency. It furnishes sound advice intended to help the chief retain his physical,... more...

  • Bomb Squadby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Criminals use explosives to kill, maim, and intimidate, and as a tool for robbing banks, safes, homes, and other targets. Terrorists first utilized explosives in the 17th century in a failed plot to assassinate England's King James I. Since then, militant groups such as the Irish Republican Army, the Ku Klux Klan, and al Qaeda have used bombings... more...

  • Police Reform from the Bottom Upby Monique Marks; David Sklansky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the rank-and-file, and line officers have knowledge, skills... more...

  • Practical Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstructionby Ross M. Gardner; Tom Bevel

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 114.95

    Crime scene reconstruction (CSR) is today?s hot topic. The immense proliferation of television, print, and electronic media directed at this area has generated significant public interest, albeit occasionally encouraging inaccurate perceptions. Practical Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstruction bridges the gap between perception and reality, helping... more...

  • Policing Controversyby Ian Blair

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 26.67

    The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is often described as the toughest job in the world.He (there has never been a woman in 140 years) is answerable to three bosses, the Mayor of London, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police Authority, and he has a 3 billion budget to spend, ensuring that he is always at the centre of a political... more...

  • Child Careby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 39.54

    Provides a list of jobs that require working with children, covering the history, typical duties, education or skill requirements, skill building exercises, typical employers, earnings, and outlook for each one. more...

  • Days of Violenceby Gavin Brown

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    Days of Voilence... The 1923 police strike in Melbourne... The police strike of 1923 resulted in a weekend orgy of destruction. Three persons were killed and property valued at hundreds of thousands of pounds destroyed in the Melbourne central business district. The strike resulted from a breakdown in communication between an inept Chief Commissioner... more...