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  • Special Agent Manby Steve Moore

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    For decades, movies and television shows have portrayed FBI agents as fearless heroes leading glamorous lives, but this refreshingly original memoir strips away the fantasy and glamour and describes the day-to-day job of an FBI special agent. The book gives a firsthand account of a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the academy to retirement,... more...

  • Thin Blueby Jonny Steinberg

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 14.58

    A country is policed only to the extent that it consents to be. When that consent is withheld, cops either negotiate or withdraw. Once they do this, however, they are no longer police; their role becomes something far murkier. Several months before they exploded into xenophobic violence, Jonny Steinberg travelled the streets of Alexandra, Reiger... more...

  • Einsatzkommandos an der unsichtbaren Frontby Thomas Auerbach

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Ministerium für Staatssicherheit der DDR verfügte über eine besondere Diensteinheit, deren Aufgabe es war, bei Bedarf gegen Zielobjekte und wichtige Funktionsträger der Bundesrepublik Deutschland mit Terrorhandlungen vorzugehen. In geheimen Ausbildungsbasen wurden fast dreißig Jahre lang systematisch "tschekistische Einsatzgruppen"... more...

  • Das Wörterbuch der Staatssicherheitby Siegfried Suckut

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 15.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Das "Wörterbuch der politisch-operativen Arbeit" des Ministeriums für Staatssicherheit gibt in komprimierter Form das Selbstverständnis des DDR-Geheimdienstes wieder. So prägnant wie sonst nirgendwo kann sich der Leser über das Weltbild der "Tschekisten der DDR" informieren und nachlesen, wie in martialischer Sprache Feindbilder... more...

  • West-Arbeit des MfSby Hubertus Knabe

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 18.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Die politische Öffentlichkeit hat in jüngster Zeit verstärkt zur Kenntnis genommen, daß die Tätigkeit des Ministeriums für Staatssicherheit (MfS) der DDR auch den westlichen Teil Deutschlands in erheblichem Maße tangiert hat. Während in den ersten Jahren nach Öffnung der Stasi-Unterlagen die Aufarbeitung der MfS-Vergangenheit vorrangig... more...

  • Im Schatten des Dritten Reichesby Matthias Ritzi; Erich Schmidt-Eenboom

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 13.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Der 1956 gegründete Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) und sein Vorläufer, die Organisation Gehlen, rekrutierten in den 1950er Jahren viel Personal, das schon im Dritten Reich für Gestapo, SS oder den militärischen Geheimdienst gearbeitet hatte. Dazu gehörte auch der Lothringer Richard Christmann, im Krieg Doppelagent der Wehrmacht in... more...

  • How Cops Dieby Jody Kasper

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 29.95

    The purpose of this unique book is to provide police officers and administrators with a simple and effective handbook to improve the safety of police employees. It is research-based and uses the most up-to-date statistics from the Department of Justice, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and the Uniform Crime Report. The first chapter... more...

  • Effective Police Managementby Harry More; Terry More

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 38.95

    Law enforcement is increasingly aware of the need for performance-based management. Results are what count and programs are increasingly required to demonstrate that activities and programs are viable and worthy of budgetary support. This emphasizes the necessity of ensuring that the managerial processes foster accountability. To insure success it... more...

  • Policing Scotlandby Daniel Donnelly; Kenneth Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This fully updated and expanded second edition of Policing Scotland takes account of recent developments in Scottish policing and criminal justice against the backdrop of a dynamic political landscape and looming fiscal constraints in public services. The book offers contributions from both academics and practitioners, and not only shows police... more...

  • Policing in an Age of Austerityby Graham Ellison; Mike Brogden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with related matters in Scotland and Northern Ireland.... more...