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  • Municipal Public Safetyby Esai Berenbaum

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 15.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide municipal administrators, members of municipal governing bodies, consultants, and civic minded citizens with a guide for establishing consolidated public safety services. more...

  • Policing and Mediaby Murray Lee; Alyce McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the relationship between police, media and the public and analyses the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. In a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work, Lee and McGovern demonstrate how the police engage with the public through a fluid and quickly expanding... more...

  • Enduring, Surviving, And Thriving As A Law Enforcement Executiveby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Larry T. Hoover; Jerry L. Dowling

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Dr. John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. The papers are future oriented, in the sense that they anticipate trends visible today. Everywhere, the contributing scholars found that the organizational concept, practice, and function... more...

  • The Challenge of Community Policingby Dennis P. Rosenbaum

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 56.00

    Providing a clear picture of trends amongst progressive police authorities, researchers from North America and the United Kingdom address the fundamental question - whether community policing is set to fulfil its many promises. Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, the authors present a thorough evaluation of the social and organizational... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systemsby Daniel Adrian Doss; William H. Jr. Glover; Rebecca A. Goza; Michael Jr. Wigginton

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 187.95

    Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system personnel often encounter challenges that affect their... more...

  • Reformorientierte Gesellschaftsinitiativenby Michael Scheithauer

    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...