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  • 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...

  • Crimeby Clarence Darrow

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    True-crime fans and readers interested in the history of American jurisprudence should definitely add Crime: Its Cause and Treatment to their must-read list. Penned by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow, this penetrating look at the origins of criminal behavior draws on Darrow's own experiences defending such infamous characters as the teenage thrill-killers... 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$ 109.95

    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...

  • Umgangsrecht aus systemischer Sicht der Jugendhilfeby Karin Gerstner

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.14

    Zu den Aufgaben der Mitarbeiter des Jugendamtes zählt u.a. die Beratung gemäß §§ 17 und 18 KJHG in Fragen der Trennung/Scheidung und des Umgangsrechts. Bei der Beratung zum Umgangsrecht werden die Jugendamtsmitarbeiter mit unterschiedlichen Lebenslagen der betroffenen Eltern, Kinder und Jugendlichen konfrontiert. Anhand einer Aktenanalyse zum Umgangsrecht... more...

  • Polizeiliche Gefahrenabwehr bei Sportgroß Florian Deusch

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 62.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor untersucht die polizeirechtlichen Fragen, die bei der Absicherung von Sportgroßveranstaltungen gegen gewaltsame Zuschauerausschreitungen auftreten. Nach einer Darstellung der gesellschaftlichen Relevanz des Hooliganismus und der polizeilichen Maßnahmen anlässlich von Sportveranstaltungen werden deren Grundlagen im Verfassungs-... more...

  • Die Einführung eines Kinderrechtsbeauftragten in Deutschland nach polnischem Corinna Franke-Wöller

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 83.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Kinderrechte haben in den letzten 20 Jahren aufgrund der geltenden UN-Kinderrechtskonvention stark an Bedeutung gewonnen. In Deutschland gibt es immer wieder Forderungen nach einer Verbesserung der Rechtsstellung von Minderjährigen, wie die aktuelle Debatte um die Einführung von Kinderrechten ins Grundgesetz belegt. Darüber hinaus... more...