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  • Forensicsby Val McDermid

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 4.67

    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces. Forensics draws on... 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...

  • 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...

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36by Galen Broeker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to... more...

  • Policing the Victorian Communityby CAROLYN STEEDMAN

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work and servitude, about local government and local community,... more...

  • Umgangsrecht aus systemischer Sicht der Jugendhilfeby Karin Gerstner

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.14

    Zu den Aufgaben der Mitarbeiter des Jugendamtes zhlt u.a. die Beratung gem 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...