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- 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...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Since Hurricane Katrina, resignations from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have increased, and the department went more than a year without recruiting enough candidates to justify a police academy training course. The authors present practical recommendations for change that could help the NOPD improve recruiting and retention. Issues addressed... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Addresses sudden in-custody restraint deaths that occur after a violent confrontation. The criteria include: death resulted after a violent confrontation with police or correction personnel; the death resulted after the use of force control measures or restraint that was used; and more. 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
?One of the most spectacular cases of police corruption in the city.? ? New York Times Friends of the Family is a look deep inside the most notorious case to rock the NYPD: The story of Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, the two police detectives who moonlighted as mob hit men. As told by Tommy Dades and Michael Vecchione?the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
This study considers the creation of a high-end police force for use in stability operations, examining its ideal size, how responsive it needs to be, where in the government to locate it, its needed capabilities, its proper staffing, and its cost. A 6,000-person forcecreated in the U.S. Marshals Service and whose officers are seconded to domestic... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
?A monumental account of an urban travesty?.[It] has all the earmarks of a classic.? ?Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Mystic River and Shutter Island Dick Lehr?s The Fence, subtitled, ? A Police Cover-up Along Boston?s Racial Divide,? is a shocking true story of racism, brutality, official... more...
- Other Press 2009; US$ 12.95
December 15, 1969, was the most important day of Mario Calabresi's life, although he would not be born for another year. On that date, the anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli fell to his death from a window at the Milan police headquarters, where he was being questioned about his role in the Piazza Fontana massacre, the most infamous episode of domestic terrorism... more...
- University Press of America 2008; US$ 32.99
Criminal Justice and the Policy Process develops a synthesized policy making model that explains how complex justice policy is developed, implemented, and evaluated. Unlike other texts, this study weaves together important aspects of several competing explanations of policy choice into a single model. Further, this text emphasizes the importance of... more...