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- JIST Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95
This is THE definitive guide for handling the FBI?s rigorous selection process and successfully landing a job for special agents as well as professional support personnel. Includes great tips on how to stand out from other applicants, completing sample applications and making them attractive, along with explanations of other forms encountered by aspiring... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00
In the post-Cold war period new security threats have arisen in Western Europe. Amongst these, organized crime and illegal immigration are acknowledged to represent significant security challenges. The European Union and Internal Security analyses the nature of these challenges and investigates how the EU has been evolving to counter them. Written... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
This handbook assesses the history of police excesses in the US from 1900 to 2001. It researches the issues and controversies that surround police brutality and examines Supreme Court cases that inform how we deal with policing the police. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00
The European Union is constantly changing, both in the number of countries it embraces and in policy areas where it plays a major role. The new millennium has witnessed two major changes in the EU's scope. On 1 May 2004, it enlarged to include ten new member states; and the new European Constitution defines providing citizens with an 'area of freedom,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00
Is membership in a group ever a sufficient reason for special investigation, or do such actions always violate civil liberties? How common is racial profiling according to available evidence? What actions have opponents taken to end the practice? Is racial profiling effective in crime prevention? Racial Profiling addresses these and other related questions... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00
How Americans view police has varied dramatically through history. In 1856, New York police opposed wearing uniforms because they felt it represented a militaristic and nondemocratic type of organization. Today, our police model themselves on the military and use military tactics in the "war" on drugs. Policing in America: A Reference Handbook... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 229.00
Sudden in-custody restraint deaths have emerged as a critical and imp- tant problem for police, correctional, and medical care workers. The scope and magnitude of the problem clearly reveals that the subject matter is worthy of further consideration. Although the frequency of these deaths is very low, the criticality of its occurrence requires attention... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, known as FBI, began its history as a small team of 34 Secret Service investigators who were borrowed from the Treasury Department. This work explores the bureau from its beginnings onwards, reviews the tools and techniques used to solve crimes, and explains what a career in the FBI involves. more...