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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
While some books about police psychology contain a chapter on the fitness-for-duty question, this is the first comprehensive publication focused exclusively on psychological fitness-for-duty evaluations (FFDEs) for law enforcement personnel. This handbook is ideal for professionals and for coursework designed to prepare individuals for careers as... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 49.95
The purpose of this fifth edition is to stimulate the veteran, novice, or would-be police supervisor to utilize his or her most powerful tool, common sense, in carrying out the duties of an effective leader. Made up of life experience, good judgment, prudence, and a well-developed ability for solid reasoning and logical decision making, common sense... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99
The author covers the entire history of policewomen in America since their initial promotion from desk jobs to patrol positions, and through the ranks from there. In only 40 years, women in police departments across the country have advanced with amazing speed to positions traditionally reserved for men. Many have gone on to become police chiefs, SWAT... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 25.99
This book is a critical examination of mainstream research on racial profiling. Through qualitative analysis of interviews with people of color who have experienced racial profiling, it offers an alternative understanding of racialized law and the traffic stop as the manifestation of racialized law enforcement. more...
- DK Publishing 2009; US$ 8.00
Like it or not, the digital revolution has swept the business world and, no matter how good you are at your job, if you don't have the technical tools to keep up you'll be left behind. Luckily, The Digital Media Revolution is here to get you up to speed and get the jump on the competition. more...
- YMAA Publication Center 2012; US$ 9.99
In a free and peaceful society where so many have been taught that all violence is wrong, citizens are often confused and dismayed when officers use force, even when the force is perfectly lawful and justified. This book explains how police are taught to make decisions on the use of force. Readers will understand how to behave when confronted by... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.43
Hauptbeschreibung 50000 Kinder und Jugendliche laufen jährlich von zu Hause weg. Die meisten kehren wieder zurück, 6000 bis 7000 jedoch bleiben verschwunden und leben auf der Straße. Sie kommen aus Familien aller gesellschaftlichen Schichten. Während die Situation von Straßenkindern oft beschrieben worden ist - von der Verklärung bis zur Elendsschilderung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book examines the relationship between police, media and the public and analyses the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. In a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work, Lee and McGovern demonstrate how the police engage with the public through a fluid and quickly expanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Dr. John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. The papers are future oriented, in the sense that they anticipate trends visible today. Everywhere, the contributing scholars found that the organizational concept, practice, and function... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes impact on psychological service delivery and operational... more...