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  • 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$ 22.10

    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$ 7.28

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crimeby Clarence Darrow

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A wonderfully comprehensive look at the subject of crime, written by American lawyer Clarence Darrow. Looks at everything from the reasons people commit crimes, to the effects and ethics of punishment, to the role of the police, to the criminal mindset and underworld, to the concept of war crimes, and much more besides. more...

  • The Move to Community Policingby Merry Morash; J. Kevin Ford

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    Community policing continues to be of great interest to policy makers, scholars and, of course, local police agencies. Successfully achieving the transformation from a traditional policing model to community policing can be difficult. This book aims to illuminate the path to make that change as easy as possible. Morash and Ford have produced a contributed... more...

  • The Contours of Police Integrityby Carl B. Klockars; Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic; Maria (Maki) Haberfeld

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 76.00 US$ 64.60

    The Contours of Police Integrity is the only book that examines police corruption and police integrity across cultures. Editors Carl B. Klockars, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, and M. R. Haberfeld begin with an introduction to the issues surrounding police integrity, followed by chapters that focus on the critical cultural, political, and historical conditions... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts About The Wantedby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Are you the world’s biggest fan of The Wanted? Do you know everything there is to know about one of the world’s best-loved boy bands? Then this is the book for you! In this easy-to-digest eBook are 101 facts about your favourite group - do you know all of them?Test yourself and your friends with these handily-packaged facts easily organised... more...