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  • Brigadierby Judy Andrekson; David Parkins

    Tundra 2009; US$ 7.95

    The true story of a gentle hero who won hearts and affection for his commitment to ?serve and protect.? A big boy right from the start, Brig was a Belgian draft cross, or grade horse, with just the right temperament to earn his place on the Mounted Unit of the Toronto Police Department. Brigadier was a golden chestnut with four white socks, and... more...

  • Police Womenby Sandra K. Wells; Betty L. Alt

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 59.00

    It is often said that a woman must do a job twice as well as a man in order to get half the credit. This is particularly true of women in law enforcement. Women have been involved in various forms of policing for the last 100 years, but it wasn't until the Equal Employment Act of 1970 that women could move from the job of meter maids to patrol... more...

  • Policing Imagesby Rob Mawby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image. This book is concerned to document and to explain... more...

  • Traumatic Stress in Police Officersby Douglas Paton; John M. Violanti; Karen Burke

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 53.95

    The objective of this book is to demonstrate how adopting a career perspective can provide a more comprehensive conceptualization of traumatic stress processes as they apply to police officers and agencies and provide a framework that can be used to guide research and intervention agenda in ways that reflect the changes that can occur over the course... more...

  • Acting Outby Mitchell P. Weinzetl

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 39.95

    There are many misconceptions about how police agencies and other public sector organizations operate. Policing is a business, and the business of policing is subjected to the same universal rules of business and leadership whether you are in police work or in industry. Leadership is leadership and management is management and the principles are the... more...

  • Under the Blue Shadowby John M. Violanti; Stephanie Samuels

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 38.95

    Police work involves the difficult task of preventing community dysfunction and preserving law and order within the community. Officers who deal with human misery on a daily basis work under a hidden danger not visible on the street: that of psychological harm. UNDER THE BLUE SHADOW was written to provide clinical cases and research in one volume in... more...

  • Police Suicideby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 35.95

    In this second edition of Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, the author brings together “old and new” information on police suicide and he introduces some promising findings. In doing so, he clarifies some issues and provides a source of information for police officers, administrators, and academic researchers. In this lucidly written book... more...

  • Surveillance and Governanceby Mathieu Deflem

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • Fit, Unfit or Misfit?by Kathleen P. Decker

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 44.95

    This book is the product of a decade of clinical practice, research, and collaboration with a variety of professionals. It presents an overall perspective on the reasons for performing FFD evaluations and understanding of the process, why such evaluations are performed and the expectations of the professionals conducting such evaluations. Stress in... more...

  • Practical Police Psychologyby Laurence Miller

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 53.95

    Practical Police Psychology addresses the psychologically complex world of modern policing. It analyzes both the unusual and everyday challenges faced by all law enforcement personnel, from the street cop to the departmental brass. Scholarly in scope, Practical Police Psychology goes beyond academic analysis to offer usable, down-to-earth, and immediately... more...