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  • Scientific Examination of Documentsby Stephen P. Day; David Ellen; Christopher Davies

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 121.95

    It takes the proper application of the appropriate methods to either confirm or disprove the authenticity of a handwriting sample that appears on a document. The conclusion may mean substantiating a person?s intent and preventing a fraud. Revised and expanded to reflect the most recent innovations in the field of forensic document examination, Scientific... more...

  • Police Misconduct in Americaby Dean J. Champion

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    This handbook assesses the history of police excesses in the US from 1900 to 2001. It researches the issues and controversies that surround police brutality and examines Supreme Court cases that inform how we deal with policing the police. more...

  • Combatting Child Abuseby Neil Gilbert

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    The increasing number of children reported to the public authorities for maltreatment in Europe and the US has raised compelling questions about how to detect and respond to child abuse, reporting requirements, processes for responding to reports, substantiation rates, and services to abused children and their families. A comparative study of the designs... more...

  • Plural Policingby Trevor Jones; Tim Newburn

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    Policing is changing rapidly and radically. An increasingly complex array of public, private and municipal bodies - as well as public police forces - are engaged in the provision of regulation and security. Consequently, it is difficult to think of security provision primarily in terms of what the public police do, and so the terminology of 'fragmented'... more...

  • Police for the Futureby David H. Bayley

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 27.00 US$ 23.22

    This work is the result of David Bayley's study of policing in Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Japan, and the United States. Bayley set out to examine the police as a whole, to work out whether police do what the citizens of democratic societies require and expect, and to formulate a future policy for the role of police in crime prevention. more...

  • Trace Evidence Analysisby Max M. Houck

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 113.00

    Trace Evidence Analysis continues and builds upon the tradition of its successful companion title Mute Witnesses (2000). Written by some of the top practicing forensic scientists, each chapter explains in detail the detective and analytic work that goes into solving complex cases. The book contains nine entirely new cases, each self-contained in its... more...

  • Child Protection Workby Helen Buckley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95

    Based on a qualitative study of child protection practices this book takes a detailed look at what professionals actually 'do', contrasting the relatively straightforward process illustrated in procedural guidance with the uncertainty of the 'real world' of child protection work. more...

  • Racial Profilingby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Is membership in a group ever a sufficient reason for special investigation, or do such actions always violate civil liberties? How common is racial profiling according to available evidence? What actions have opponents taken to end the practice? Is racial profiling effective in crime prevention? Racial Profiling addresses these and other related questions... more...

  • The Detection of Deception in Forensic Contextsby Pär Anders Granhag; Leif A. Strömwall

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    Cutting edge account of the field of deception detection ideal for academics, students and professionals. more...

  • The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the Enlarged Europeby Karen Henderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    The European Union is constantly changing, both in the number of countries it embraces and in policy areas where it plays a major role. The new millennium has witnessed two major changes in the EU's scope. On 1 May 2004, it enlarged to include ten new member states; and the new European Constitution defines providing citizens with an 'area of freedom,... more...