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- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 4.36
Gerard Gallacher served as a police officer in Glasgow over three decades, from the 1980s onwards. It was the time when drugs seized hold of the city and a new set of ruthless criminals were threatening to take control. There was still the usual violence of the city to deal with, including domestic violence, gang warfare and robbery but it was the... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 1.99
When the Second World War ended, England was bombed-out and starving, with practically every saleable commodity rationed. It was the age of austerity and criminal opportunity. Thieves broke into warehouses, hi-jacked lorries and ransacked railway yards to feed the black market; others stole, recycled or forged ration coupons. Scotland Yard was 6,000... more...
- Lantern Books 2012; US$ 29.99
Field Command is a first of its kind; a full-length tactical science textbook focused specifically on crisis situations faced by the law enforecement community. It expands on the concepts laid out in Heal's Sound Doctrine: A Tactical Primer. The concepts and principles are taken from tactial texts and military field manuals and are presented as... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2008; US$ 2.90
Graeme Pearson is one of the UK's most outspoken and respected senior police officers. In a career spanning forty years he crossed swords with some of the UK's most fearsome and brutal gangsters as he rose from the ranks to lead the fight against serious organised crime as head of the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency. In The Enforcer - a... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 74.99
A large number of themes ranging from personnel management, occupational culture, and innovative experiments in US policing techniques are examined. Several organizational theories as well as examples of international policing efforts from England to Japan are also analyzed. An important contribution to police literature, this book will be a valuable... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
<div>This lavishly illustrated work provides a fascinating glimpse into the dark world of Yorkshire punishments through the centuries. All forms of punishment are covered, ranging from the gruesome and extreme to the downright peculiar, such as the Church's 'dog-whippers'. This fascinating volume will appeal to all those wishing to discover... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world?s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London, Berlin, Mexico City, Johannesburg, Rio de Janeiro,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Millions of children around the world are affected by conflict, and the enduring aftermath of war in post-conflict societies. This book reflects on the implications of children?s insecurity for governments and the international humanitarian community by drawing on original field research in post-conflict Cambodia and in Burma?s eastern conflict zones.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important relationship with police organizations. This book examines... more...