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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 124.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 27.00
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...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 113.00
Trace Evidence Analysis continues and builds upon the tradition of its successful companion title Mute Witnesses (2000). The book contains nine entirely new cases, each self-contained in its own chapter, covering everything from homicides to accident reconstruction. It includes contributions from some of the premier forensic scientists in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95
In 1996, Garland published the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science , edited by the late William G. Bailey. The work covered all the major sectors of policing in the US. Since then much research has been done on policing issues, and there have been significant changes in techniques and in the American police system. Technological... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
Provides an examination of the implementation of community policing in the United States. This work examines the influence of the task and institutional environment on community policing implementation and investigates the relationships between organizational structure and community policing. more...
- 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...
- 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...