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  • Policing in Americaby Larry Gaines; Victor Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John 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...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Securityby Martin Alan Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Virtual Apprentice: FBI Agentby Gail Karlitz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Each accessible book includes: - A behind-the-scenes look at the featured industry; - Profiles of working professionals that offer an inside peek at what they do; - "Reality Check" sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them; - "Find Out More" and "Check It Out" sidebars for further research; - "A... more...

  • U.S. Marshalsby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00

    U.S. Marshals traces the history of this pioneering national police force, examining its purpose, duties, and tactics in detail. Key topics covered include:. -U.S. Marshals duties. -Creation of the U.S. Marshals. -Counterfeiting. -Witness Security Program. -Keeping order in the courts. -Federal fugitives. -Wartime operations. -Marshals killed in the... more...

  • Grenzsicherungspolitikby Monika Eigmüller

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 39.99

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