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  • The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the Enlarged Europeby Karen Henderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 117.00

    The European Union is constantly changing, both in the number of countries it embraces and in policy areas where it plays a major role. The new millennium has witnessed two major changes in the EU's scope. On 1 May 2004, it enlarged to include ten new member states; and the new European Constitution defines providing citizens with an 'area of freedom,... more...

  • 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...

  • Uniform Behaviorby Stacy K. McGoldrick; Andrea McArdle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

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

  • Policing in Americaby LEONARD A. STEVERSON

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    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 chronicles... more...

  • Recruitment and Retentionby Bernard D. Rostker; William M. Hix; Jeremy M. Wilson

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    Since Hurricane Katrina, resignations from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have increased, and the department went more than a year without recruiting enough candidates to justify a police academy training course. The authors present practical recommendations for change that could help the NOPD improve recruiting and retention. Issues addressed... more...

  • Sudden Deaths in Custodyby Darrell L. Ross; Ted Chan

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Addresses sudden in-custody restraint deaths that occur after a violent confrontation. The criteria include: death resulted after a violent confrontation with police or correction personnel; the death resulted after the use of force control measures or restraint that was used; and more. 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...

  • A Stability Police Force for the United Statesby Terrence K. Kelly; Seth G. Jones; James E. Barnett

    RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95

    This study considers the creation of a high-end police force for use in stability operations, examining its ideal size, how responsive it needs to be, where in the government to locate it, its needed capabilities, its proper staffing, and its cost. A 6,000-person force—created in the U.S. Marshals Service and whose officers are seconded to domestic... more...

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

    University Press of America 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...