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- Nation Books 2009; US$ 18.95
Opening with a powerful letter to former Tacoma police chief David Brame, who shot his estranged wife before turning the gun on himself, Norm Stamper introduces us to the violent, secret world of domestic abuse that cops must not only navigate, but which some also perpetrate. Former chief of the Seattle police force, Stamper goes on to expose a troubling... more...
- 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...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 10.00
On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muñiz shows how this influential... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. 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,... 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$ 30.81
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...