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- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 128.00
This single volume set answers questions surrounding community policing, including the evolution of community policiing, how police departments engage with the public and how effective have efforts in community policing been. more...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 78.36
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...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 23.99
A San Francisco Book Review Five-Star Review "Full of adventures and misadventures, achievements and frustrations, Bloodhound in Blue is maturely and carefully written, with wry and unexpected vignettes of humor. Thoroughly researched, purely factual, it is nonetheless moving on several interweaving levels, like the finely told tale it is. ...... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95
This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human behavioral perspective (the human element in organizations);... more...