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  • Federal Bureau of Investigationby Edward R Ricciuti

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Founded in 1908 as a group of bank examiners and labor law investigators, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has become one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the world. The FBI's broad mission includes investigating everything from international terrorism and organized crime to human trafficking and white-collar crime. This new book examines... more...

  • The Secret Serviceby Bernard Ryan

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Founded in 1865 to combat counterfeiters, the Secret Service's responsibilities have since expanded greatly. The agency's best-known duty is to protect the president and other key government figures, but it is also responsible for protecting people, buildings, or areas from potential threats and investigating various forms of financial fraud.... more...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.51

    Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Münchens zur mächtigsten Handelsstadt und schließlich zur Residenzstadt des Herzogtums Bayern ließ bald auch die Kriminalität ansteigen, und so hören wir schon im 13. Jahrhundert von Brandstiftungen, Morden, Aufständen und der entsprechenden Reaktion der Obrigkeit: Es wurde gehängt, geköpft und ertränkt. Auf dem Galgenplatz,... more...

  • Policing in Americaby Larry Gaines; Victor Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture?including its tragedies and celebrations?and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause ? a commitment to "doing something about bad people" ? is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...

  • Police Officer Exam Cramby Rizwan Khan; Pamela Rice Hahn

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99

    The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios. Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn Test-taking strategies,... more...

  • Virtual Apprentice: FBI Agentby Gail Karlitz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Each accessible book includes: - A behind-the-scenes look at the featured industry; - Profiles of working professionals that offer an inside peek at what they do; - "Reality Check" sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them; - "Find Out More" and "Check It Out" sidebars for further research; - "A... more...