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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
The police are perhaps the most visible representation of government. They are charged with what has been characterized as an "impossible" mandate -- control and prevent crime, keep the peace, provide public services -- and do so within the constraints of democratic principles. The police are trusted to use deadly force when it is called... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.51
Der internationale Terrorismus mit seinen neuen Dimensionen stellt eine ernsthafte Herauforderung sowohl für die staatlichen Institutionen als auch für die Gesellschaft dar. Die massiven Terroranschläge, die in einem "Schatten-Angriff" geführt werden, machen zum einem die Bekämpfung und zum anderen den Umgang der Gesellschaft mit dieser neuen Bedrohung... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 61.95
The police fight a different kind of war, and the enemy is the police officerís own civilian population: those who engage in crime, social indignity, and inhumane treatment of others. The result for the police officer is both physical and psychological battering, occasionally culminating in the officer sacrificing his or her life to protect others.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00
U.S. Marshals traces the history of this pioneering national police force, examining its purpose, duties, and tactics in detail. Key topics covered include:. -U.S. Marshals duties. -Creation of the U.S. Marshals. -Counterfeiting. -Witness Security Program. -Keeping order in the courts. -Federal fugitives. -Wartime operations. -Marshals killed in the... more...