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  • 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...

  • West-Arbeit des MfSby Hubertus Knabe

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 21.22

    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$ 15.91

    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...

  • A Dictionary of Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce; Neil Wain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. This book an invaluable learning tool for both students and practitioners... 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...

  • Just Authority?by Jonathan Jackson; Ben Bradford; Betsy Stanko; Katrin Hohl

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    What does it mean to trust the police? What makes the police legitimate in the eyes of the policed? What builds trust, legitimacy and cooperation, and what undermines the bond between police and the public? These questions are central to current debates concerning the relationship between the British police and the public it serves. Yet, in the context... more...

  • Armed Policeby Mike Waldren

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    A controversy raged over the increased use of firearms in London due to the increase in secuirty, because in the public mind, the hallmark of British security has always been unarmed policing. Here, former Head of the Metropolitan Police Firearms Unit, Mike Waldren, gives an insider's account of the change in Britain's policing. more...

  • Handbook on Policing in Central and Eastern Europeby Gorazd Me?ko; Charles B. Fields; Branko Lobnikar; Andrej Sotlar

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Policing in Central and Eastern Europe has changed greatly since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Some Central and Eastern European countries are constituent members of the European Union, while others have been trying to harmonize with the EU and international requirements for a more democratic policing and developments in accordance with Western European... more...