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Administration and organization

  • Community Policingby Victor E. Kappeler; Larry K. Gaines

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This text explores community policing ? a philosophy and an organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate. It broadens the focus of fighting crime to include solving community problems, urging police to form a partnership with the people in the community so average citizens can contribute to the police process in exchange for... more...

  • Effective Police Supervisionby Harry W. More PhD; Larry S. Miller PhD

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve... more...

  • Applied Police Researchby Ella Cockbain; Johannes Knutsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the world's leading applied police researchers. Together,... more...

  • The Crisis of Britain's Surveillance Stateby Musa Khan Jalalzai

    Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Great Britain is in a great crisis, one that gets worse with every attempt to patch things up. The global spread of technology and international links enables a rapid rise in the traffic of dangerous ideas, dangerous materials and dangerous people. An international journalist ties together the common strands that create the fuse for unquenched violence... more...

  • Reformorientierte Gesellschaftsinitiativenby Michael Scheithauer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 87.52

    Die Studie geht der Frage nach, wie Reformen und Reformvorhaben jenseits von Parteien und Verbänden in den politischen Prozess eingespeist werden können. Diese Problematik wird bearbeitet anhand einer Analyse des Wirkens von Reformorientierten Gesellschaftsinitiativen, die nach der Jahrtausendwende verstärkt ins Licht der Öffentlichkeit rückten. ... more...

  • Common Sense Police Supervisionby Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of this fifth edition is to stimulate the veteran, novice, or would-be police supervisor to utilize his or her most powerful tool, common sense, in carrying out the duties of an effective leader. Made up of life experience, good judgment, prudence, and a well-developed ability for solid reasoning and logical decision making, common sense... more...

  • Merlinby Gordon Thorburn

    John Blake 2014; US$ 12.99

    This is the true story of an unusual hero. Tall, dark, and handsome, and often surrounded by an admiring crowd, this is no film star but an eight-year old bay gelding from the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police. Horses such as Merlin go through a challenging training process to prepare them for life in the force. There are three stages of training;... more...

  • Policewomenby Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...

  • A Handbook for Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in Law Enforcementby Cary D. Rostow; Robert D. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    While some books about police psychology contain a chapter on the fitness-for-duty question, this is the first comprehensive publication focused exclusively on psychological fitness-for-duty evaluations (FFDEs) for law enforcement personnel. This handbook is ideal for professionals and for coursework designed to prepare individuals for careers as... more...

  • Dying for the Jobby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95

    Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...