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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00
U.S. police deal with nearly 600,000 violent crimes—murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults—a year. More than 1,500 officers are assaulted annually, with some 50 killed in the line of duty, according to Justice Department figures. How do the men and women in blue remain mentally healthy themselves, even as they face danger and apply psychological... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 27.99
In Reloading for Handgunners , the reader will learn the benefits of serious handgun ammunition reloading (decreased cost, increased reliability) in an accessible, step-by-step way. In addition, the reader will learn how to avoid the costly, wasteful errors that plague many reloaders, experienced and novice alike. Finally, the reader will enjoy the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95
Advances in technology and operating concepts are driving significant changes in the day-to-day operations of future police forces. This book explores potential visions of the future of policing, based on the drivers of jurisdiction, technology, and threat, and includes concrete steps for implementation. The analysis is based on a review of policing... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 20.99
Highly popular with both the public and political leaders, community policing is the most important development in law enforcement in the last twenty-five years. But does community policing really work? Can police departments fundamentally change their organization? Can neighborhood problems be solved? In the early 1990s, Chicago, the nation's... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
The Last Neighborhood Cops reveals the history of the residents and cops who forged community policing in the public housing complexes of New York City during the second half of the twentieth century. It draws on buried and confidential police records and voices of retired officers and older residents to help explore the rise and fall of the New... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
In nations all over the world, community policing has been found extremely beneficial in improving public confidence in the police. Community-oriented policing and police-citizen cooperation is now the accepted framework for all progressive police departments. Drawn from the proceedings at the 2010 International Police Executive Symposium (IPES)... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 23.99
The extraordinary tale of how an officer in the highest echelons of Australian policing was caught allegedly coordinating an international drug network operation that extended from rebels in the Congo to some of the most feared drug lords in the Netherlands to street gangs in Pakistan and crime figures in Australia's underworld. To those who knew him,... more...