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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • U.S. Border Securityby JUDITH A. WARNER

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    The challenges facing U.S. Customs and Border Patrol are daunting. There are 19,841 miles of American land and water boundaries to protect, and 95,000 miles of shoreline and defined air space subject to homeland security surveillance. Additionally, the booming drug trade across the U.S.-Mexico border, combined with the ever-increasing number of migrants... 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...

  • Patrol Response to Contemporary Problemsby John A. Kolman

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 35.95

    Police officers today are tasked with an extraordinary and diverse set of challenges in the field requiring a variety of core competencies. To successfully accomplish their daily missions, not only do police officers need to be technically proficient and physically fit, they also need to have an unusually broad base of knowledge in a wide variety of... more...

  • Racial Profilingby Darnin D. Fredrickson; Raymond Siljander

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 29.95

    This book was written to eliminate confusion regarding what has come to be called racial profiling by clarifying the legitimate law enforcement practice of criminal profiling, and by clarifying what constitutes unfair discrimination, and persecution. This book was written to benefit sociology students, law enforcement officers, and anyone else in a... more...

  • Police Traffic Stops and Racial Profilingby James T. O'Reilly

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 49.95

    This text examines the numbers, the advocacy arguments and the practical realities of the 'racial profiling' controversy. By applying law, logic, electoral common sense and police community relations, the author shows how the successful police manager will deal with the issues without enduring personal or career disaster for the attempt. The... more...

  • Evaluating Dysfunctional Police Performanceby D.J. Van Meter

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 37.95

    This detailed and comprehensive book on performance evaluation will provide employers with a resource for developing and implementing a results-based approach to the evaluation of employee work performance. The goal of this book is to fill the gap that exists between what evaluation program designers have been offering in the way of evaluation systems... more...

  • Icons of Crime Fighting [Two Volumes]by Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 175.00

    Profiles the best-known, and the most effective, crime fighters in American history more...