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  • Uniform Behaviorby Stacy K. McGoldrick; Andrea McArdle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    A study of localism in policing in the U.S. in relation to national and international developments. more...

  • 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...

  • From the Bureau to the Boardroomby Dan Carrison

    AMACOM 2009; US$ 6.99

    Discover the art of being a courageous and vigilant leader from some of our most fearless agents. 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...

  • Friends of the Familyby Tommy Dades; Mike Vecchione; David Fisher

    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...

  • The Fenceby Dick Lehr

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?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...

  • 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...

  • 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...