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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 96.90
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...
- Emerald Group 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...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 116.00
In Bloodstain Pattern Evidence , the concepts introduced in the author's first book, Blood Dynamics , are updated and applied to provide essential answers in the resolution of actual crimes. The book is accessible to all levels of investigators, regardless of academic background, and allows readers to develop a fundamental understanding of the underlying... more...
- 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...
- 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...