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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 104.99
Presents the insights in the sociological study of surveillance and governance in the context of criminal justice and other control strategies. This title provides a set of theoretical perspectives and research domains on the qualities and quantities of transformations of social control and their historical precursors in diverse social settings. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 26.95
This book examines the problem of police discipline from the collective perspective of professional law enforcement leaders. It offers the reader practical, not theoretical, solutions in dealing with problem employees and misconduct incidents. It reflects the collective experience and dedication of a highly experienced group of Illinois police chiefs... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 36.95
During a police career, the men and women of police agencies are exposed to distressing events that go far beyond the experiences of the ordinary citizen, and there is increased need today to help police officers deal with these stressful experiences, especially as police work becomes increasingly complex. The goal of this timely second edition is... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 34.95
This text uses both theory and practical application of leadership and management precepts to lead the reader through a variety of common scenarios. The theory is tied to actual experiences and scenarios that educate the reader through the critical thought process of decision making. This adds a level of learning not found in many texts that address... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 49.95
Based on over seventy years of extensive experience at the federal, state, county, and municipal level, the authors draw on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the realities of the position of chief of police. The book provides practical, common sense advice for preparing oneself for the position, successfully negotiating the application... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 44.95
This is an important work that addresses a very timely issue: police stress and its treatment. Its authors both hold doctoral degrees in education and teach at the university level. In addition, both gentlemen have extensive experience treating police stress. The book begins by tracing the history of the treatment (or lack thereof) of police stress,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 60.95
The majority of crimes occur during the hours of darkness, and fully two-thirds of all shooting incidents in which police officers on duty are killed take place during hours of diminished light. The goal of this unique book is to increase officers awareness that training in low-light and no-light conditions is necessary in order for them to prevail... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 83.00
Given widespread media attention to issues of crime and its prevention, police heroism, and new modes of police-community involvements, this international collection is timely. It is unique in examining ways in which police and citizens communicate across a range of contexts and problem areas. While much attention is afforded the critical roles of... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1990; US$ 41.95
In 1953, there were zero canine programs on any American police force. In 1989, there were more than 2,000 programs with over 7,000 police handler dog teams. In 1953, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police had the nation's only program with 20 teams but in 1989 there were 46 programs with 300 teams. These are dramatic program expansions. There have... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 41.95
There are two primary reasons why police auditing merits the attention of both practitioners and academicians. First, police auditing meets the need of police administrators to know about the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of their operational programs. Second, police auditing provides an important tool for the public and its elected representatives... more...