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  • Police Psychologyby Ph.D. David Jonathan Thomas

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00

    U.S. police deal with nearly 600,000 violent crimes—murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults—a year. More than 1,500 officers are assaulted annually, with some 50 killed in the line of duty, according to Justice Department figures. How do the men and women in blue remain mentally healthy themselves, even as they face danger and apply psychological... more...

  • Policing at the topby Bryn Caless

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    Chief police officers make far-reaching strategic command decisions about policing, armed responses, operations against criminals and allocation of resources yet they are often unknown even to their forces. In this ground-breaking social study, Bryn Caless presents their frank and sometimes controversial views. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    This book brings together work from a unique conceptual perspective that helps to better understand the complex relationships that give rise to crime. more...

  • Global Community Policingby Arvind Verma; Dilip K. Das; Manoj Abraham

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95

    In nations all over the world, community policing has been found extremely beneficial in improving public confidence in the police. Community-oriented policing and police-citizen cooperation is now the accepted framework for all progressive police departments. Drawn from the proceedings at the 2010 International Police Executive Symposium (IPES)... more...