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- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 120.00
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$ 117.00
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$ 55.00
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 ÒwarÓ on drugs.||Policing in America: A Reference Handbook chronicles... 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...
- 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...