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  • The New York City Police Departmentby John A. Eterno

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    Studying the flagship New York City Police Department is critical to understanding policing and democratic society. An examination of the department by experts who have been studying it for years, The New York City Police Department: The Impact of Its Policies and Practices provides a frank and open discussion about the NYPD from an elite group... more...

  • American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Securityby Martin Alan Greenberg

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Today, it is estimated there are over 200,000 volunteers in police work throughout the United States. Although the need for such volunteers has never been greater, there is a lack of published materials regarding the nature of volunteer police work and how qualified citizens may augment police services. American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security... more...

  • Profiling Cop-Killersby Ann R. Bumbak

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of offenders by age, examining the previously hidden... more...

  • Cop Cultureby L. Scott PhD Silverii

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Sworn to protect and serve, police officers who stray into deviant behavior may become a citizen?s worst nightmare. A thoughtful examination of the formal and informal process of becoming blue, Cop Culture: Why Good Cops Go Bad is a unique combination of academic research based on Chief Scott Silverii?s doctoral dissertation and more than two... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamic s (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances from medical and hard sciences. The text expands coverage of such areas as arterial damage pattern identification, staging of crime scenes, legal... more...

  • Critical Security and Chinese Politicsby Juha A. Vuori

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ?security? in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions of securitization, the politics of insecurity,... more...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael A. Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause ? a commitment to "doing something about bad people" ? is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture?including its tragedies and celebrations?and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...