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  • Police Psychology Into the 21st Centuryby Martin I. Kurke; Ellen M. Scrivner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes impact on psychological service delivery and operational... more...

  • Community Policingby Dominique Wisler; Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 121.95

    Community-oriented policing (COP) is the ideology and policy model espoused in the mission statements of nearly all policing forces throughout the world. However, the COP philosophy is interpreted differently by different countries and police forces, resulting in practices that may in fact run far afield of the community-based themes of partnership,... more...

  • Tactical Crime Analysisby Derek J. Paulsen; Sean Bair; Dan Helms

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95

    Research has shown that the majority of crimes are committed by persistent or serial offenders, with as little as seven percent of offenders accounting for approximately 60 percent of all crimes. By focusing police efforts on these prolific offenders and learning to identify, analyze, and resolve the crimes they commit, the law enforcement community... more...

  • Rescuing Railway Childrenby Malcolm Harper; Lalitha Iyer

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00

    Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...

  • Enduring, Surviving, And Thriving As A Law Enforcement Executiveby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Larry T. Hoover; Jerry L. Dowling

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...

  • Municipal Public Safetyby Esai Berenbaum

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 15.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide municipal administrators, members of municipal governing bodies, consultants, and civic minded citizens with a guide for establishing consolidated public safety services. 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: 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...

  • The Challenge of Community Policingby Dennis P. Rosenbaum

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 56.00

    Providing a clear picture of trends amongst progressive police authorities, researchers from North America and the United Kingdom address the fundamental question - whether community policing is set to fulfil its many promises. Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, the authors present a thorough evaluation of the social and organizational... more...

  • Basic Handbook Of Police Supervisionby Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 32.95

    This handbook provides reliable guidance on what to do next and offers practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line leader’s work life. Perhaps even more important, it offers time-proven recommendations on how to prevent a bothersome situation from escalating... more...