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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00
Tracing two decades of changing police practices in 20 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, this book provides country-by-country entries on police organization, crime trends, police and the media, current and emerging trends in policing, and more. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65
A lone policewoman disarms a knife-wielding schizophrenic; two officers drag a woman from a railway line seconds before an express train roars past; an undercover cop clings onto the bonnet of a drug-dealer's car as it speeds through a busy town centre. These are just some of the ways Britain's police officers are daily called upon to demonstrate... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The police service in England and Wales is facing major challenges in its financing, political oversight and reorganisation of its structures. Current economic conditions have created a wholly new environment whereby cost saving is permitting hitherto unthinkable changes in the style and means of delivery of policing services. In the context of these... more...