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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Basic Handbook Of Police Supervisionby Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 32.95

    This handbook provides reliable guidance on what to do next and offers practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line leader’s work life. Perhaps even more important, it offers time-proven recommendations on how to prevent a bothersome situation from escalating... 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...

  • Policing: Toward an Unknown Futureby John Crank; Colleen Kadleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Professor John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. This book was published as a special issue of Police Practice and Research . more...

  • Policing and Mediaby Murray Lee; Alyce McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This book offers a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work and examines the relationship between policing, media and the public and the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. more...

  • Rescuing Railway Childrenby Malcolm Harper; Lalitha Iyer

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95

    Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...

  • Peripheral Visionby Catarina Frois

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, ?modernization through technology? was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country?s peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend?the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of... more...

  • Confessions of an Undercover Cop (The Confessions Series)by Ash Cameron

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    The sixth book in the bestselling Confessions series. What is life like for a female Undercover Cop? Ash Cameron gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at life in the Police. Funny, moving and irreverent, you?ll never look at a bobby the same way again? more...