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  • Dancing with the Devilby Louis Diaz; Neal Hirschfeld

    Pocket Books 2010; US$ 8.99

    IN AMERICAN GANGSTER , THE FEDS TOOK DOWN INFAMOUS HEROIN DEALER FRANK LUCAS. BUT THE KINGPIN BEHIND LUCAS?S CRIMINAL REIGN, LEROY ?NICKY? BARNES, REMAINED ?MR. UNTOUCHABLE.? UNTIL ONE UNDERCOVER AGENT PROVED TOUGH ENOUGH?OR CRAZY ENOUGH?TO INFILTRATE HIS DOMAIN AND NAIL THE MOST DANGEROUS DRUG CZAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY. Growing up in Red Hook, Brooklyn,... more...

  • Training Strategies for Crisis and Hostage Negotiationsby Arthur A. Slatkin

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 40.95

    Training Strategies for Crisis and Hostage Negotiations was written for trainers who are tasked with providing role play: scenario-driven training that is challenging, novel, interesting, varied, and motivating. A trainer may play a larger role as leader, expert, teacher, coordinator, planner, facilitator, resource manager/librarian, observer/evaluator,... more...

  • The Management of Police Specialized Tactical Unitsby Tomas C Mijares

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 49.95

    Managerial responsibility of a SWAT team requires continuous research in the material area of long-term criminal trends as well as keeping abreast of the continuous legal and executive developments needed by decision-makers to oversee the work of police officers who respond to critical incidents. This second edition of the Management of Police Specialized... more...

  • Investigating Allegations of Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuseby Tom Plach

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 32.95

    This book will introduce the reader to the basics of conducting a successful investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of a child or adolescent. It is designed to help the newer investigators avoid some of the common errors that occur in child and adolescent sexual abuse investigation, while gaining some of the basic knowledge necessary to be... more...

  • Child Welfare in Developing Countriesby John Cockburn; Jane Kabubo-Mariara

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    What factors affect child welfare? And how can policy improve child welfare? In developing countries, there has been relatively little empirical work on the analysis and measurement of child poverty. Further, poverty has many dimensions, including mortality, morbidity, hunger, illiteracy, lack of fixed housing and lack of resources, and cannot be assessed... more...

  • Police Traumaby John Violanti; Douglas Paton

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 61.95

    The police fight a different kind of war, and the enemy is the police officerís own civilian population: those who engage in crime, social indignity, and inhumane treatment of others. The result for the police officer is both physical and psychological battering, occasionally culminating in the officer sacrificing his or her life to protect others.... more...

  • Police Trainingby Michael T. Charles

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 54.95

    In his capacity as researcher and director of the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois, Michael T. Charles undertook the difficult task of making needed changes to the police training academy curriculum. In Police Training: Breaking All the Rules, he gives the reader an overview of the history of police training in Illinois and follows... more...

  • Scientific Protocols for Forensic Examination of Clothingby Jane Moira Taupin; Chesterene Cwiklik

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 146.95

    When a crime or other incident takes place, clothing items are often present or left behind, and can become directly involved in the case itself. Items of clothing are thus one of the most common types of exhibit examined in court. They can provide valuable information in cases of violent crimes, such as homicide or rape, as well as in burglary, robbery,... more...

  • Toward a Comparison of DNA Profiling and Databases in the United States and Englandby Jeremiah Goulka; Carl Matthies; Emma Disley; Paul Steinberg

    RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95

    RAND researchers explored the U.S. and English forensic DNA analysis systems to find out whether England has capitalized more fully on their crime-fighting potential than the U.S. system, processing samples more quickly and providing more database hits for law enforcement. more...

  • U.S. Marshalsby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00

    U.S. Marshals traces the history of this pioneering national police force, examining its purpose, duties, and tactics in detail. Key topics covered include:. -U.S. Marshals duties. -Creation of the U.S. Marshals. -Counterfeiting. -Witness Security Program. -Keeping order in the courts. -Federal fugitives. -Wartime operations. -Marshals killed in the... more...