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  • When Good Men Do Nothingby Alan Grady

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A provocative telling of "The Phenix City Story." On June 18, 1954, former state senator Albert Patterson, the Democratic Party's nominee for state attorney general, was shot to death as he left his law office in Phenix City, Alabama, infamous for its prostitution, gambling, bootlegging, and political corruption. Patterson had made cleanup of... more...

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36by Galen Broeker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to... more...

  • Policing the Victorian Communityby CAROLYN STEEDMAN

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work and servitude, about local government and local community,... more...

  • Special Branchby Ray Wilson; Ian Adams

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 29.17

    Initially tasked with combatting the threat of Irish republican terrorists in the reign of Queen Victoria, the Metropolitan Police Special Branch went on to play a major role in the defence of the realm for over 120 years. Over time, 'the Branch', as it came to be known, assumed a much wider role, and was held responsible for monitoring the activities... more...

  • Our Enemies in Blueby Kristian Williams

    AK Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    An incriminating investigation into the domestic army that protects and serves the status quo. more...

  • Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundariesby Ana Muņiz

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muņiz shows how this influential... more...

  • Race, Place, and Suburban Policingby Andrea S. Boyles

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    While considerable attention has been given to encounters between black citizens and police in urban communities, there have been limited analyses of such encounters in suburban settings. Race, Place, and Suburban Policing tells the full story of social injustice, racialized policing, nationally profiled shootings, and the ambiguousness of black... more...

  • Undercover Disguise Method for Investigatorsby Arabella Mazzuki; Raymond Siljander; Simon Mitchell

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 38.95

    The road to master of disguise is a difficult and exciting one, fraught with equal parts danger and intrigue, but fortunately you don’t have to go it alone. The book you now hold in your hands will serve as a roadmap through the disguise terrain; novices and masters alike will find in these pages invaluable wisdom, advice and guidance previously... more...

  • Foundations of Forensic Document Analysisby Michael J. Allen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 150.00

    Forensic document examination is a long established specialty and its practitioners have regularly been shown to have acquired skills that enable them to assist the judicial process.  This book, aimed primarily at students studying forensic science and document examination in particular, introduces all of the essential ideas that are to be found... more...

  • Accountability of Policingby Stuart Lister; Michael Rowe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Accountability of Policing provides a contemporary and wide-ranging examination of the accountability and governance of ?police? and ?policing?. Debates about ?who guards the guards? are among the oldest and most protracted in the history of democracy, but over the last decade we have witnessed important changes in how policing and security agencies... more...