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  • 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...

  • Policewomen Who Made Historyby Robert L. Snow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 36.99

    The author covers the entire history of policewomen in America since their initial promotion from desk jobs to patrol positions, and through the ranks from there. In only 40 years, women in police departments across the country have advanced with amazing speed to positions traditionally reserved for men. Many have gone on to become police chiefs, SWAT... 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...

  • Policing Imagesby Rob Mawby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image. This book is concerned to document and to explain this... more...

  • Policing Muslim Communitiesby Farrukh B. Hakeem; M.R. Haberfeld; Arvind Verma

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book examines qualities of Sharia law and Muslim culture that affect such aspects of law enforcement as case processing, community policing, administration and human rights. Offers historical insights, case studies and advice on better community policing. 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...

  • 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...

  • A Practical Guide for the Law Enforcement and Security Managerby Jim Smith

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 34.95

    This text uses both theory and practical application of leadership and management precepts to lead the reader through a variety of common scenarios. The theory is tied to actual experiences and scenarios that educate the reader through the critical thought process of decision making. This adds a level of learning not found in many texts that address... more...

  • Public Safety Suicideby Mary Van Haute; John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...

  • Putting Crime in its Placeby David Weisburd; Wim Bernasco; Gerben Bruinsma

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 69.99

    This peer-reviewed collection of essays analyzes the problems involved in choosing units of analysis in geographic criminology. Written by experts in the field, the chapters address basic academic questions and provide real-life examples and applications. more...