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- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 6.00
Every South African has a strong opinion on crime and policing, but most know very little about the lives and experiences of the average cop in the 185 000-strong South African Police Service. This book is composed of excerpts from interviews with current and former members of the service who, for the first time, share their personal experiences of... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2011; US$ 15.96
Most students of criminal justice, and the general public as well, think of policing along the three basic types of municipal, sheriff, and state police. Little is known about other avenues of police work, such as the constable. In policing textbooks, when a position such as constable is mentioned, only a line or two is presented, hardly enough to... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.95
Amadou Diallo, Abner Louima, Anthony Baez, Patrick Dorismond. New York City has been rocked in recent years by the fate of these four men at the hands of the police. But police brutality in New York City is a multi-dimensional phenomenon that refers not only to the hyperviolent response of white male police officers as in these cases, but to an entire... more...
- NYU Press 1985; US$ 22.95
"Extremely informative. . . deserves a wide readership, both inside and outside police departments." Publishers Weekly "An imaginative and insightful account of the day-to-day life of the black police officer in a large urban environment. A must read for all police officers, white as well as black." Marvin Blue President, Guardians Association... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 29.75
Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks: there are many opportunities for cops to act like criminals.† Jammed Up† is the definitive study of the nature and causes of police misconduct. While police departments are notoriously protective of their own?especially personnel and disciplinary information?Michael White and Robert... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The urgent need to professionalize Mexican police has been recognized since the early 1990s, but despite even the most well-intentioned promises from elected officials and police chiefs, few gains have been made in improving police integrity. Why have reform efforts in Mexico been largely unsuccessful? This book seeks to answer the question by focusing... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 27.95
City of Industry is a stunning exposť on the construction of corporate capitalist spaces. Investigating Industry's archives, including sealed FBI reports, Valle uncovered a series of scandals from the city's founder James M. Stafford to present day corporate heir Edward Roski Jr., the nation's biggest industrial developer. While exposing the corruption... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 59.95
Police officers on the beat, officers on patrol, all cops - local, state, tribal and federal, 750,000 strong - doing what they do every day are the first and most effective line of defense against terrorist acts committed in the Homeland. This manual is designed to overcome the failure of our national counter-terrorist strategy to better utilize local... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
A bloody scandal and its shameless cover-up: No scandal is more threatening to the Obama administration than Operation Fast and Furious. While other scandals involve money, Fast and Furious involves lives, including that of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, gunned down with a weapon that the federal government put in the hands of Mexico?s narco-terrorists.... more...
- Robert Hale 2012; US$ 4.36
When renowned archaeologist Professor Roderick Ainsworth unearths an ancient Roman temple of Mithras in London's Clerkenwell, his career is set to be crowned with a knighthood. Thena young analytical chemist is murdered in the temple, and circumstances suggest a ritural murder. On the same day, a prosperous manufacturer is found slaughtered at Carshalton.... more...