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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Policeby Dennis P. Forcese

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 11.99

    These essays address issues like police regionalization, the role of police unions, the use of police tactical units, and the role of women in policing. more...

  • The Policeby Michael Brogden

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Police: Autonomy and Consent is composed of two parts dealing mainly on the theme of police autonomy (Chapters 2-6) and the reciprocal theme of consent (Chapters 7-9). In particular, Chapter 2 is devoted to an historical account of the development of early police autonomy. Chapters 3 and 4 consider the political relation of the successor force... 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...

  • Police Encountersby Ilana Feldman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948?1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with control of social and moral order. Through surveillance, interrogation, and a network of local informants,... 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...

  • A Police Force without a Stateby Brynjar Lia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 1999; US$ 14.57

    This book traces the evolution of the Palestinian police and security forces, beginning with its historical antecedents in Lebanon and the occupied territories, and the formation of formal police organizations after the Oslo Accords until the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000. The history of the Palestinian Police revolves around the... more...

  • Police Misconduct in Americaby Dean J. Champion

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    This handbook assesses the history of police excesses in the US from 1900 to 2001. It researches the issues and controversies that surround police brutality and examines Supreme Court cases that inform how we deal with policing the police. more...

  • Police Reform in Mexicoby Daniel Sabet

    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...