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  • 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...

  • Enhancing Police Integrityby Carl B. Klockars; Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich; M.R. Haberfeld

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 105.90

    How can we enhance police integrity? The authors surveyed over 3000 police officers from 30 U.S. police departments on how they would respond to typical scenarios where integrity is challenged. They studied three police agencies which scored highly on the integrity scale: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and St. Petersburg,... more...

  • Uniform Behaviorby Stacy K. McGoldrick; Andrea McArdle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    A study of localism in policing in the U.S. in relation to national and international developments. more...

  • Stress in Policingby Ronald Burke

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book seeks to help with understanding the antecedents and consequences of police stress given the important functions policing serves in any community, leaving moot the question of whether policing places officers under more, the same or less stress than members of other professions. more...

  • Policing in America: A Reference Handbookby Leonard Steverson

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00

    How Americans view police has varied dramatically through history. In 1856, New York police opposed wearing uniforms because they felt it represented a militaristic and nondemocratic type of organization. Today, our police model themselves on the military and use military tactics in the "war" on drugs. Policing in America: A Reference Handbook... more...

  • Captain J.A. Brooks, Texas Rangerby Paul N. Spellman

    University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 19.96

    Tells the story of James Abijah Brooks (1855-1944), one of the four Great Captains in Texas Ranger history, others including Bill McDonald, John Hughes, and John Rogers. Brooks embodied the raucous era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century American West. more...

  • Captain John H.Rogers, Texas Rangerby Paul N. Spellman

    University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 13.56

    John Harris Rogers served in Texas law enforcement for more than four decades. He is recognised in history as one of the legendary "Four Captains" of the Ranger force. Paul N. Spellman presents a full-length biography of this enigmatic man. more...

  • Policy Dilemmaby Malcolm M. Feeley; Austin D. Sarat

    University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 27.00

    The Policy Dilemma was first published in 1981. What can and should the federal government do to solve complex social problems? Malcolm M. Feeley and Austin D. Sarat address this question in the context of one important issue, the problem of crime. They examine a major federal program, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, and show how its... more...

  • Less Lethal Weaponsby Robert Kaminski

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    There have been few independent field studies on the safety and performance of Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) and other less-lethal devices. Such studies are critical for informing the public debate regarding the appropriateness of these technologies for law enforcement and for the development of sound law enforcement policies to guide their proper... more...

  • Social Intelligence Skills for Law Enforcement Officersby Stephen Sampson

    HRD Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    This timely series is based upon 15 years of experience and work of trainers and researchers in the field of criminal justice. Each book is filled with the practical skills and actual techniques and methods. The focus is on how to communicate and get others to what is desired with minimal hassles. Examples and techniques are based on the real world... more...