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  • Racial Profilingby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Is membership in a group ever a sufficient reason for special investigation, or do such actions always violate civil liberties? How common is racial profiling according to available evidence? What actions have opponents taken to end the practice? Is racial profiling effective in crime prevention? Racial Profiling addresses these and other related questions... more...

  • Policing in America: A Reference Handbookby Leonard Steverson

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00

    How Americans view police has varied dramatically through history. In 1856, New York police opposed wearing uniforms because they felt it represented a militaristic and nondemocratic type of organization. Today, our police model themselves on the military and use military tactics in the "war" on drugs. Policing in America: A Reference Handbook... more...

  • Uniform Behaviorby Stacy K. McGoldrick; Andrea McArdle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    A study of localism in policing in the U.S. in relation to national and international developments. more...

  • Sudden Deaths in Custodyby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 239.00

    Sudden in-custody restraint deaths have emerged as a critical and imp- tant problem for police, correctional, and medical care workers. The scope and magnitude of the problem clearly reveals that the subject matter is worthy of further consideration. Although the frequency of these deaths is very low, the criticality of its occurrence requires attention... more...

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigationby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation, known as FBI, began its history as a small team of 34 Secret Service investigators who were borrowed from the Treasury Department. This work explores the bureau from its beginnings onwards, reviews the tools and techniques used to solve crimes, and explains what a career in the FBI involves. more...

  • From the Bureau to the Boardroomby Dan Carrison

    AMACOM 2009; US$ 6.99

    Discover the art of being a courageous and vigilant leader from some of our most fearless agents. more...

  • Friends of the Familyby Tommy Dades; Mike Vecchione; David Fisher

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    ?One of the most spectacular cases of police corruption in the city.? ? New York Times   Friends of the Family is a look deep inside the most notorious case to rock the NYPD: The story of Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, the two police detectives who moonlighted as mob hit men. As told by Tommy Dades and Michael Vecchione?the... more...

  • Criminal Justice and the Policy Processby James G. Houston; Phillip B. Bridgmon; William W. Parsons

    UPA 2008; US$ 32.99

    Criminal Justice and the Policy Process develops a synthesized policy making model that explains how complex justice policy is developed, implemented, and evaluated. Unlike other texts, this study weaves together important aspects of several competing explanations of policy choice into a single model. Further, this text emphasizes the importance of... more...

  • Policingby Rohit Choudhary

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    A first-of-its-kind, this book proposes a marketing plan for the police, using the conventional framework of marketing management. While there is considerable discussion and criticism of the way the police force functions in India, no comprehensive alternative model has been proposed to implement the New Police Management (NPM) approach in the force’s... more...

  • Driving While Blackby Kenneth Meeks

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 19.00

    A practical handbook for people who want to be safe and do something. Racial profiling does happen. And while cases where victims find themselves looking down the barrel of a policeman's gun make the six o'clock news, dozens of less extreme, yet troubling, examples occur every day. Cabs that whiz by only to be seen stopping for "safer"-looking people... more...