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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
A wonderfully comprehensive look at the subject of crime, written by American lawyer Clarence Darrow. Looks at everything from the reasons people commit crimes, to the effects and ethics of punishment, to the role of the police, to the criminal mindset and underworld, to the concept of war crimes, and much more besides. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 23.99
The extraordinary tale of how an officer in the highest echelons of Australian policing was caught allegedly coordinating an international drug network operation that extended from rebels in the Congo to some of the most feared drug lords in the Netherlands to street gangs in Pakistan and crime figures in Australia's underworld. To those who knew him,... more...