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  • Pushing Past the Nightby Mario Calabresi; Michael Moore; Roger Cohen

    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...

  • Criminal Justice and the Policy Processby James G. Houston; Phillip B. Bridgmon; William W. Parsons

    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...

  • The Discreet Charm of the Police Stateby Jose Raymund Canoy

    BRILL 2007; US$ 148.00

    Examines the complex and paradoxical relationship between authoritarian policing and the social and economic modernization of postwar Germany's largest and most historically "authentic" state, as Bavaria joined the rest of the Federal Republic in a passage from postwar crisis to consumer prosperity. more...

  • Policingby Rohit Choudhary

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    A first-of-its-kind, this book proposes a marketing plan for the police, using the conventional framework of marketing management. While there is considerable discussion and criticism of the way the police force functions in India, no comprehensive alternative model has been proposed to implement the New Police Management (NPM) approach in the force’s... more...

  • Policing for Londonby Marian FitzGerald; Mike Hough; Ian Joseph; Tariq Qureshi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This title presents the findings of the Policing for London project, an independent investigation into policing in London in the wake of the death of Stephen Lawrence and the subsequent MacPherson Report. The main aim of the project was to identify the factors the police in London needed to consider in order to deliver an equitable and effective service... more...

  • Breaking the Brass Ceiling: Women Police Chiefs and Their Paths to the Topby Dorothy Schulz

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    Constituting fewer than 15% of the nation's police officers, women have found it especially difficult to rise through the ranks and achieve higher posts. Here, those few women who have made it to the top?about 1% of the chiefs and sheriffs in American policing?share their stories and describe the challenges they faced as they rose to their positions.... more...

  • Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policing: Social Context and Social Controlby Pamela Irving Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 108.00

    Jackson's expertise shines in this innovative analysis of the link between social inequality and law enforcement efforts. The research connects the level of conflict characterizing majority-minority relations to the level of financial investment in police resources. . . . Readers will find scholarly attention to theory, responsible implications for... more...

  • Issues and Cases in Law Enforcementby James J. Vardalis

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 37.95

    Law enforcement and community concerns continue to change and become more challenging for police personnel. The actions of police officers at the time of an event and their response to crime problems have a direct correlation to the successful prosecution of the offender. Law enforcement officers must use all available resources in order to develop... more...

  • Perfect Enemyby Dean T. Olson

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 79.95

    On September 11, 2001, America’s 700,000 law enforcement officers were forcefully introduced to a new era in policing after Islamist terrorists perpetrated the most savage and horrific terrorist violence ever on American soil. In spite of the post 9/11 proliferation of information about Islamist terrorism, many law enforcement officers remain... more...

  • Chicago Policeby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Terry G. Hillard

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 43.95

    In macro-style, this book examines crime, criminal activity, and police response in the city of Chicago, which has a long history of and association with crime. The purpose of this book is to give the reader an inside view of the Chicago Police Department so that a better understanding might be gained of police operations not only in Chicago but in... more...