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  • Recruitment and Retentionby Bernard D. Rostker; William M. Hix; Jeremy M. Wilson

    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...

  • Sudden Deaths in Custodyby Darrell L. Ross; Ted Chan

    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...

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigationby Heather Lehr Wagner

    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...

  • A Stability Police Force for the United Statesby Terrence K. Kelly; Seth G. Jones; James E. Barnett

    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 force—created in the U.S. Marshals Service and whose officers are seconded to domestic... 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...

  • 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...

  • Breaking the Brass Ceilingby DOROTHY SCHULZ

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 49.95

    Profiles the top women cops and their rise to the top of their departments. more...

  • Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policingby Pamela Irving Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 97.95

    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... more...

  • Shooting to Killby Peter Squires; Peter Kennison

    Wiley 2010; US$ 129.95

    Shooting to Kill? Policing, Firearms and Armed Response explores the dilemma of armed response policing in the UK, and policing in a gun culture. Offers the first critical exploration of the ACPO code of guidance on Police Use of Firearms and other tactical manuals Includes interviews with senior police firearms managers and critical case studies... 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...