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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95
Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind , Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective delineates this progressive approach, combining the... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99
Every day, thousands of police officers willingly put their lives in danger to uphold their pledge to protect and serve the public. Once respected for their dedication and professionalism, police officers are now used as scapegoats—the victims of second guessing and racial issues. Allegations of excessive force and police brutality are rampant. Cases... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95
Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system personnel often encounter challenges that affect their... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95
This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95
Data Mining and Predictive Analysis: Intelligence Gathering and Crime Analysis , 2nd Edition, describes clearly and simply how crime clusters and other intelligence can be used to deploy security resources most effectively. Rather than being reactive, security agencies can anticipate and prevent crime through the appropriate application of data mining... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99
Real skills for real people! Defensive Pistol Fundamentals helps you--the private citizen--learn the best, most efficient ways to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones, with a legally carried pistol. Learn not only what you need to do, but why and how. Based on the latest research and quantum leaps in our understanding of how the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
How should the Western world today respond to the challenges of political Islam? Taking an original approach to answer this question, Confronting Political Islam compares Islamism?s struggle with secularism to other prolonged ideological clashes in Western history. By examining the past conflicts that have torn Europe and the Americas?and how they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
This volume is the logical follow-up to the military treatment handbook: Living and Surviving in Harm?s Way . Sharon Freeman Clevenger, Laurence Miller, Bret Moore, and Arthur Freeman return with this dynamic handbook ideal for law enforcement agencies interested in the psychological health of their officers. Contributors include law enforcement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50-75% of their time writing administrative and research reports. Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals, Fifth Edition provides practical guidance--with specific writing samples and guidelines--for providing strong reports. Much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95
The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and its many benefits to the agencies and communities that adopt it. Important issues discussed include the challenge of organizational change, as... more...