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  • Selected International Best Practices in Police Performance Measurementby Robert C. Davis

    RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95

    Historically, police agencies have measured their performance against a restricted set of crime-focused indicators, but modern police officers must be prepared to take on a wide variety of roles. Performance measures should be multidimensional to capture this complexity. This report describes some key considerations in designing measures to evaluate... more...

  • Peripheral Visionby Catarina Frois

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00

    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... more...

  • Community Justiceby David R. Karp

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 54.99

    In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • 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...

  • Rescuing Railway Childrenby Malcolm Harper; Lalitha Iyer

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Policing and Mediaby Murray Lee; Alyce McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This book offers a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work and examines the relationship between policing, media and the public and the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. more...

  • Policing: Toward an Unknown Futureby John Crank; Colleen Kadleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Professor John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. This book was published as a special issue of Police Practice and Research . more...

  • Dying for the Jobby John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95

    Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...