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  • Scotland Yard's Ghost Squadby Dick Kirby

    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...

  • Rockhopper Copperby Conrad Glass; Chris Bates

    Polperro Heritage Press 2012; US$ 14.51

    Story of the Tristan islanders, told by a direct descendant of the first settler there 200 years ago. more...

  • The Enforcerby Graeme Pearson

    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...

  • Olde Yorkshire Punishmentsby Howard Peach

    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...

  • Police Missionby Das; Verma

    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...

  • Policing Citiesby Randy K Lippert; Kevin Walby

    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...

  • Child Security in Asiaby Cecilia Jacob

    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...

  • International Perspectives on Police Education and Trainingby Perry Stanislas

    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...

  • Peacebuilding and Police Reformby Espen Barth Eide; Tor Tanke Holm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    The contributions here discuss the issue of internationally assisted police reform in transitions from war to peace. They include theoretical insights and informed case studies and a discussion of the trend towards internationally provided executive authority policing. more...

  • Be Your Own Detectiveby Greg Fallis; Ruth Greenberg

    M. Evans & Company 1998; US$ 9.99

    This updated and expanded edition of Be Your Own Detective includes the new technological advances in the art of snooping. High-tech devices developed for the most part by the military?night vision goggles, bugging and tapping equipment, sound amplification dishes are all now available (at reasonable to staggering prices) at the neighborhood electronics... more...