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- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 56.00
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...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 24.95
In this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be on the edge. Andy O'Hara, who survived his near suicide and describes the feelings and pain he felt... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 37.49
Ensure your safety and the safety of those around you when faced with darkness. Whether you are a tactical gear enthusiast, military or police operator, or a proactive civilian defending yourself and your home, Own the Night shows you the newest advances in supportive illumination systems, including handheld tactical lights, weapon mounted lights... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00
In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, "modernization through technology" was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country's peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend-the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of how... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 41.95
There are two primary reasons why police auditing merits the attention of both practitioners and academicians. First, police auditing meets the need of police administrators to know about the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of their operational programs. Second, police auditing provides an important tool for the public and its elected representatives... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 39.95
Police auditing merits the attention of both practitioners and academicians for two primary reasons. First, police auditing meets the need of police administrators to know about the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of their organization and operations. Second, it provides an important mechanism for the public and its elected officials to fulfill... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
This e-book consists of cutting-edge examinations of policing issues from a variety of behavioural perspectives. Collectively, the articles in this volume confront several under-researched aspects of police behaviour - from officer downtime to police-public interactions; from the controversial racially-biased policing to 'appropriate' use of force.... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that corruption is not one thing but covers many deviant and criminal practices in policing which also shift over time. It rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards', meaning not individual but institutional failure. For in policing the organisation, work and culture foster... more...