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  • Traumatic Stress in Police Officersby Douglas Paton; John M. Violanti; Karen Burke

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 53.95

    The objective of this book is to demonstrate how adopting a career perspective can provide a more comprehensive conceptualization of traumatic stress processes as they apply to police officers and agencies and provide a framework that can be used to guide research and intervention agenda in ways that reflect the changes that can occur over the course... more...

  • Fit, Unfit or Misfit?by Kathleen P. Decker

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 44.95

    This book is the product of a decade of clinical practice, research, and collaboration with a variety of professionals. It presents an overall perspective on the reasons for performing FFD evaluations and understanding of the process, why such evaluations are performed and the expectations of the professionals conducting such evaluations. Stress in... more...

  • Practical Police Psychologyby Laurence Miller

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 53.95

    Practical Police Psychology addresses the psychologically complex world of modern policing. It analyzes both the unusual and everyday challenges faced by all law enforcement personnel, from the street cop to the departmental brass. Scholarly in scope, Practical Police Psychology goes beyond academic analysis to offer usable, down-to-earth, and immediately... more...

  • Under the Blue Shadowby John M. Violanti; Stephanie Samuels

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 38.95

    Police work involves the difficult task of preventing community dysfunction and preserving law and order within the community. Officers who deal with human misery on a daily basis work under a hidden danger not visible on the street: that of psychological harm. UNDER THE BLUE SHADOW was written to provide clinical cases and research in one volume in... more...

  • Police Suicideby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 35.95

    In this second edition of Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, the author brings together “old and new” information on police suicide and he introduces some promising findings. In doing so, he clarifies some issues and provides a source of information for police officers, administrators, and academic researchers. In this lucidly written book... more...

  • Surveillance and Governanceby Mathieu Deflem

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95

    Presents the insights in the sociological study of surveillance and governance in the context of criminal justice and other control strategies. This title provides a set of theoretical perspectives and research domains on the qualities and quantities of transformations of social control and their historical precursors in diverse social settings. more...

  • Critical Issues in Police Disciplineby Lewis G. Bender; Thomas Jurkanin

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 26.95

    This book examines the problem of police discipline from the collective perspective of professional law enforcement leaders. It offers the reader practical, not theoretical, solutions in dealing with problem employees and misconduct incidents. It reflects the collective experience and dedication of a highly experienced group of Illinois police chiefs... more...

  • Stress and the Police Officerby Katherine Ellison

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 36.95

    During a police career, the men and women of police agencies are exposed to distressing events that go far beyond the experiences of the ordinary citizen, and there is increased need today to help police officers deal with these stressful experiences, especially as police work becomes increasingly complex. The goal of this timely second edition is... 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...

  • Police Chiefby Daniel S. McDevitt; Mark W. Field

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 49.95

    Based on over seventy years of extensive experience at the federal, state, county, and municipal level, the authors draw on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the realities of the position of chief of police. The book provides practical, common sense advice for preparing oneself for the position, successfully negotiating the application... more...