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  • Police Psychology: A New Specialty and New Challenges for Men and Women in Blueby David Thomas

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00

    Go behind the scenes of police work with this unique book that opens the door to the psychological side of policing. more...

  • Community Policingby Veerendra Mishra

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 32.95

    Community policing is a widely discussed philosophy within law enforcement the world over. However, its implementation has remained inadequate either due to the organizational settings of the police or the suspicious approach of the community. This book offers solutions to these problems by analyzing the conceptual variances and factors that impede... more...

  • Police and Community in Chicagoby Wesley G. Skogan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 20.99

    Highly popular with both the public and political leaders, community policing is the most important development in law enforcement in the last twenty-five years. But does community policing really work? Can police departments fundamentally change their organization? Can neighborhood problems be solved? In the early 1990s, Chicago, the nation's... more...

  • The Last Neighborhood Copsby Fritz Umbach

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    The Last Neighborhood Cops reveals the history of the residents and cops who forged community policing in the public housing complexes of New York City during the second half of the twentieth century. It draws on buried and confidential police records and voices of retired officers and older residents to help explore the rise and fall of the New... more...

  • The Technology of Policingby Peter K. Manning

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    With the rise of surveillance technology in the last decade, police departments now have an array of sophisticated tools for tracking, monitoring, even predicting crime patterns. In particular crime mapping, a technique used by the police to monitor crime by the neighborhoods in their geographic regions, has become a regular and relied-upon feature... more...

  • Cassiusby Gordon Thorburn

    John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99

    Cassius was a truly exceptional police dog whose career became the stuff of legend and the gold standard for all dogs coming after. In just five years he scored a century of arrests, saved lives, bit half a dozen policemen, and gave his handler, PC Joe Sleightholm, the most exciting, exhilarating, and nerve-wracking times of his life. Things did... more...

  • Force Decisionsby Rory Miller

    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...

  • Cassius - The True Story of a Courageous Police Dogby Gordon Thorburn

    John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 7.28

    Cassius was a truly exceptional police dog whose career became the stuff of legend and the gold standard for all dogs coming after. In just five years he scored a century of arrests, saved lives, bit half a dozen policemen, and gave his handler, PC Joe Sleightholm, the most exciting, exhilarating and nerve-wracking times of his life.Things did not... more...

  • When Crime Appearsby Jean Marie McGloin; Christopher J. Sullivan; Leslie W. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, the idea of emergence, which suggests that observed patterns in behavior and events are not fully reductive and stem from complex lower-level interactions, has begun to take hold in the social sciences. Criminologists have started to use this framework to improve our general understanding of the etiology of crime and criminal behavior.... more...

  • Policing Muslim Communitiesby Farrukh B. Hakeem; M.R. Haberfeld; Arvind Verma

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Provides a concise summary of Islamic Law (Sharia) Addresses a gap in the policing literature which has traditionally been dominated by Western policing models Provides key insights into the norms that make up the bases for Muslim Societies, and their law enforcement needs Draw parallels between colonization and the current law enforcement situation... more...