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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 forcecreated in the U.S. Marshals Service and whose officers are seconded to domestic... more...
- 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...
- 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 forces... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Taking into account the findings of the Policing for London project, this book†identifies the key issues facing policing in London. It†provides a vital blueprint for addressing the question of police reform in the country as a whole - at a time of intense debate and concern about the future role of the police. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 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...