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  • Zero Toleranceby Andrea Mcardle; Tanya Erzen

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    Amadou Diallo, Abner Louima, Anthony Baez, Patrick Dorismond. New York City has been rocked in recent years by the fate of these four men at the hands of the police. But police brutality in New York City is a multi-dimensional phenomenon that refers not only to the hyperviolent response of white male police officers as in these cases, but to an entire... more...

  • Black Police, White Societyby Steven Leinen

    NYU Press 1985; US$ 89.00

    "Extremely informative. . . deserves a wide readership, both inside and outside police departments.". — Publishers Weekly. "An imaginative and insightful account of the day-to-day life of the black police officer in a large urban environment. A must read for all police officers, white as well as black.". —Marvin Blue.... more...

  • Police Reform in Mexicoby Daniel Sabet

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The urgent need to professionalize Mexican police has been recognized since the early 1990s, but despite even the most well-intentioned promises from elected officials and police chiefs, few gains have been made in improving police integrity. Why have reform efforts in Mexico been largely unsuccessful? This book seeks to answer the question by focusing... more...

  • One Marshal's Badgeby Louie McKinney; Pat Russo

    Potomac Books Inc. 2009; US$ 29.95

    "Much more than one cop’s tales of gritty cases. It’s an encounter with our country’s recent history." — From the Other John Walsh, host of America's Most Wanted more...

  • City of Industryby Victor Valle

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    City of Industry is a stunning exposé on the construction of corporate capitalist spaces. Investigating Industry's archives, including sealed FBI reports, Valle uncovered a series of scandals from the city's founder James M. Stafford to present day corporate heir Edward Roski Jr., the nation's biggest industrial developer. While exposing... more...

  • Tactical Counterterrorismby Dean T. Olson

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 59.95

    Police officers on the beat, officers on patrol, all cops - local, state, tribal and federal, 750,000 strong - doing what they do every day are the first and most effective line of defense against terrorist acts committed in the Homeland. This manual is designed to overcome the failure of our national counter-terrorist strategy to better utilize local... more...

  • Stasiby John O Koehler

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 20.00

    The definitive history of the powerful and brutal East German Secret Police more...

  • Taiho-Jutsuby Don Cunningham

    Tuttle Publishing 2004; US$ 24.95

    Taiho-Jutsu examines the variety of weapons available to law enforcement and their uses. This volume includes a history of the criminal organizations, hooligans, feuds, and vendettas that developed in feudal Japan and the civil government, police system, and criminal investigations that arose to counteract them. There are discussions of such law... more...

  • Policing in Africaby David J. Francis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa, and outlines and assesses the emergence and impact of the diversity of state and non-state policing agencies. more...