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  • Urbane Sicherheit und Partizipationby Jens Wurtzbacher

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 40.44

    Seit Beginn der 1990er Jahre wurde bürgerschaftliche Partizipation im Zuge von Community Policing in den USA und von kommunaler Kriminalprävention in Deutschland als wichtige Ressource für urbane Sicherheitspolitiken dargestellt. Die Arbeit beantwortet empirisch die Frage, ob sich im Feld der Sicherheitspolitik partizipative Projektformen dauerhaft... more...

  • Devotions and Prayers for Police Officersby Steven J. Voris

    Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 29.95

    While keeping physically fit and achieving expert law enforcement skills are essential to a successful police officer, maintaining a strong heart, mind, and soul are also crucial to surviving in his or her career. This new edition of this singular book serves as a tool to help law enforcement officers consciously take the pulse of their soul, ensuring... 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...

  • Police Psychology: A New Specialty and New Challenges for Men and Women in Blueby David Thomas

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00

    Police Psychology: A New Specialty and New Challenges for Men and Women in Blue offers readers the opportunity to examine two different aspects of police psychology: psychology as it pertains to the personality of police officers and the application of psychology in police practices. The book takes readers inside the lives of real officers struggling... more...

  • Community Policingby Veerendra Mishra

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 32.95

    Community policing is a widely discussed philosophy within law enforcement the world over. However, its implementation has remained inadequate either due to the organizational settings of the police or the suspicious approach of the community. This book offers solutions to these problems by analyzing the conceptual variances and factors that impede... more...

  • The Last Neighborhood Copsby Fritz Umbach

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 49.95

    In recent years, community policing has transformed American law enforcement by promising to build trust between citizens and officers. Today, three-quarters of American police departments claim to embrace the strategy. But decades before the phrase was coined, the New York City Housing Authority Police Department (HAPD) had pioneered community-based... more...

  • The Technology of Policingby Peter K. Manning

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    With the rise of surveillance technology in the last decade, police departments now have an array of sophisticated tools for tracking, monitoring, even predicting crime patterns. In particular crime mapping, a technique used by the police to monitor crime by the neighborhoods in their geographic regions, has become a regular and relied-upon feature... more...

  • Force Decisionsby Rory Miller

    YMAA Publication Center 2012; US$ 9.99

    In a free and peaceful society where so many have been taught that all violence is wrong, citizens are often confused and dismayed when officers use force, even when the force is perfectly lawful and justified. This book explains how police are taught to make decisions on the use of force. Readers will understand how to behave when confronted by... more...

  • Cassius - The True Story of a Courageous Police Dogby Gordon Thorburn

    John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 5.99

    Cassius was a truly exceptional police dog whose career became the stuff of legend and the gold standard for all dogs coming after. In just five years he scored a century of arrests, saved lives, bit half a dozen policemen, and gave his handler, PC Joe Sleightholm, the most exciting, exhilarating and nerve-wracking times of his life.Things did not... more...

  • When Crime Appearsby Jean Marie McGloin; Christopher J. Sullivan; Leslie W. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, the idea of emergence, which suggests that observed patterns in behavior and events are not fully reductive and stem from complex lower-level interactions, has begun to take hold in the social sciences. Criminologists have started to use this framework to improve our general understanding of the etiology of crime and criminal behavior.... more...