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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This title presents the findings of the Policing for London project, an independent investigation into policing in London in the wake of the death of Stephen Lawrence and the subsequent MacPherson Report. The main aim of the project was to identify the factors the police in London needed to consider in order to deliver an equitable and effective service... more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
Constituting fewer than 15% of the nation's police officers, women have found it especially difficult to rise through the ranks and achieve higher posts. Here, those few women who have made it to the top?about 1% of the chiefs and sheriffs in American policing?share their stories and describe the challenges they faced as they rose to their positions.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 108.00
Jackson's expertise shines in this innovative analysis of the link between social inequality and law enforcement efforts. The research connects the level of conflict characterizing majority-minority relations to the level of financial investment in police resources. . . . Readers will find scholarly attention to theory, responsible implications for... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 50.95
Shooting to Kill? Policing, Firearms and Armed Response explores the dilemma of armed response policing in the UK, and policing in a gun culture. Offers the first critical exploration of the ACPO code of guidance on Police Use of Firearms and other tactical manuals Includes interviews with senior police firearms managers and critical case studies... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 37.95
Law enforcement and community concerns continue to change and become more challenging for police personnel. The actions of police officers at the time of an event and their response to crime problems have a direct correlation to the successful prosecution of the offender. Law enforcement officers must use all available resources in order to develop... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 79.95
On September 11, 2001, Americas 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 43.95
In macro-style, this book examines crime, criminal activity, and police response in the city of Chicago, which has a long history of and association with crime. The purpose of this book is to give the reader an inside view of the Chicago Police Department so that a better understanding might be gained of police operations not only in Chicago but in... more...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 29.95
This book was written to eliminate confusion regarding what has come to be called racial profiling by clarifying the legitimate law enforcement practice of criminal profiling, and by clarifying what constitutes unfair discrimination, and persecution. This book was written to benefit sociology students, law enforcement officers, and anyone else in a... more...