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  • Just Authority?by Jonathan Jackson; Ben Bradford; Betsy Stanko; Katrin Hohl

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to trust the police? What makes the police legitimate in the eyes of the policed? What builds trust, legitimacy and cooperation, and what undermines the bond between police and the public? These questions are central to current debates concerning the relationship between the British police and the public it serves. Yet, in the context... more...

  • Governing Securityby Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The impact of public law depends on how politicians secure control of public organizations, and how these organizations in turn are used to define national security. Governing Security explores this dynamic by investigating the surprising history of two major federal agencies that touch the lives of Americans every day: the Roosevelt-era Federal... more...

  • In Defense of Internmentby Michelle Malkin

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99

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  • Policing the Mediaby David D. (Dimitri) Perlmutter

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 55.00 US$ 46.75

    Policing the Media is an investigation into one of the paradoxes of the mass media age. Issues, events, and people that we see most on our television screens are often those that we understand the least. David Perlmutter examined this issue as it relates to one of the most frequently portrayed groups of people on television: police officers. Policing... more...

  • Armed Policeby Mike Waldren

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    A controversy raged over the increased use of firearms in London due to the increase in secuirty, because in the public mind, the hallmark of British security has always been unarmed policing. Here, former Head of the Metropolitan Police Firearms Unit, Mike Waldren, gives an insider's account of the change in Britain's policing. more...

  • Domestic Investigations and Operations Guideby Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Ever wonder what an FBI agent really does? Recently, the Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide has been plastered all over newspaper headlines. The guide ?applies to all investigative activities and intelligence collection activities conducted by the FBI within the United States or outside the territories of all countries. This policy document... more...

  • Policing Twentieth Century Irelandby Vicky Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these changes. This book critically evaluates the creation... more...

  • Life During Wartimeby Kristian Williams; Lara Messersmith-Glavin; William Munger

    AK Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    A chilling indictment of state repression and first-world counterinsurgency tactics, with suggestions on how to fight back. more...

  • Moroccan Noirby Jonathan Smolin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Facing rising demands for human rights and the rule of law, the Moroccan state fostered new mass media and cultivated more positive images of the police, once the symbol of state repression, reinventing the relationship between citizen and state for a new era. Jonathan Smolin examines popular culture and mass media to understand the changing nature... more...

  • Mission-Based Policingby John P. Crank; Dawn M. Irlbeck; Rebecca K. Murray; Mark Sundermeier

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 102.95

    The research revolution in police work has uncovered a multitude of data, but this contemporary knowledge has done very little to change the way things are done in most police departments across the U.S., where the prevalent form of policing is based on the traditional model of district assignments and random preventive patrol. Mission-Based Policing... more...