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  • Risk Management of Less Lethal Optionsby R.T. Wyant; Thomas Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Force used to quell out-of-control demonstrations or detain unruly individuals can result in litigation and bad press for law enforcement agencies. Injury or loss of life can best be avoided if agencies have accurate knowledge and proper training in less lethal options. Risk Management of Less Lethal Options: Evaluation, Deployment, Aftermath, and... more...

  • Policewomenby Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...

  • Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice/Socialby James E. Hendricks

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95

    This expanded new edition continues to demonstrate and provide theoretical, analytical, and practical knowledge for first responders. Face-to-face interaction with the client/victim is part of the comprehensive approach advocated by the book, which requires interveners to assess the nature of a crisis and the condition of the victim in order to determine... more...

  • Assessing Child Maltreatment Reportsby Jerome Beker; Michael Robin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children?s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations, Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports tackles the age-old... more...

  • The Police In Occupation Japanby Christopher Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...

  • Careers On A City Police Force - Patrol Officerby Institute For Career Research Contributing Editors

    Institute For Career Research 2007; US$ 15.00

    Police officers constantly go on patrol, 24 hours a day in most cities, to make sure that people who are thinking about committing crimes know that they will be caught and punished if they do. This is known as ?showing the flag,?or telling the bad guys who?s the real boss in the neighborhood. This is also the backbone of policing technique. Cops look... 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...

  • Virtual Apprentice: FBI Agentby Gail Karlitz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Each accessible book includes: - A behind-the-scenes look at the featured industry; - Profiles of working professionals that offer an inside peek at what they do; - "Reality Check" sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them; - "Find Out More" and "Check It Out" sidebars for further research; - "A... more...

  • Police Assessment Testingby John L. Coleman

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 47.95

    Assessment centers continue to be the most accurate and concise testing procedures available for determining the candidate that is better suited for a position and/or advancement. This fourth edition of Police Assessment Testing represents a significant updating of many of the chapters from the previous edition. In terms of organization and topics,... more...