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  • Profiling Cop-Killersby Ann R. Bumbak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • The Street Casinoby Simon Harding

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas. more...

  • The Scottish Police Officerby Daniel Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ?Scottish police officer? from the point of recruitment through to training,... more...

  • The Police In Occupation Japanby Christopher Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policingby Michael D. Reisig; Robert J. Kane

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99

    The police are perhaps the most visible representation of government. They are charged with what has been characterized as an "impossible" mandate -- control and prevent crime, keep the peace, provide public services -- and do so within the constraints of democratic principles. The police are trusted to use deadly force when it is called... more...

  • Definitive Guide To Passing The Police Recruitment Processby John Mctaggart

    Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 21.86

    Every police force in England and Wales uses the same national application form and assessment centre. This book tells you not just about the process, but what you need to do to impress the assessors. Now in a revised new edition to reflect the recent changes in the six core skills by which all police applicants are assessed, it provides: more...

  • Police Crime Commissionersby T. C. Melewar; Bill Merrilees; Andrew Lindridge

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The belief that there was a disconnection between police forces and the communities they served and that this was responsible for eroding public trust and confidence in the police service underpinned the government’s decision to institute a fundamental change to the governance of policing. Accordingly, the 2011 Police Reform and Social Responsibility... more...

  • History of the Stasi, Theby Jens Gieseke

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00

    The East German Ministry for State Security stood for Stalinist oppression and all-encompassing surveillance. The ?shield and sword of the party,? it secured the rule of the Communist Party for more than forty years, and by the 1980s it had become the largest secret-police apparatus in the world, per capita. Jens Gieseke tells the story of the Stasi,... more...

  • Cop Cultureby L. Scott PhD Silverii

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Death Wins in the Arcticby Kerry Karram

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 4.99

    A four-man patrol from the North West Mounted Police left Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, heading for Dawson City, Yukon, on December 21, 1910. The harrowing drama of their futile 52-day struggle to survive is an account of courageous failure, one that resonates in its depiction of human intelligence pitted against the forces of nature. more...