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  • Policing for Londonby Marian FitzGerald; Mike Hough; Ian Joseph; Tariq Qureshi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.00

    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...

  • Driving While Blackby Kenneth Meeks

    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...

  • Breaking the Brass Ceilingby DOROTHY SCHULZ

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 49.95

    Profiles the top women cops and their rise to the top of their departments. more...

  • Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policingby Pamela Irving Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 97.95

    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... more...

  • Shooting to Killby Peter Squires; Peter Kennison

    Wiley 2010; US$ 129.95

    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...

  • Issues and Cases in Law Enforcementby James J. Vardalis

    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...

  • 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...

  • U.S. Border Securityby JUDITH A. WARNER

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    The challenges facing U.S. Customs and Border Patrol are daunting. There are 19,841 miles of American land and water boundaries to protect, and 95,000 miles of shoreline and defined air space subject to homeland security surveillance. Additionally, the booming drug trade across the U.S.-Mexico border, combined with the ever-increasing number of migrants... more...

  • Chicago Policeby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Terry G. Hillard

    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...

  • 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...