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  • Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policing: Social Context and Social Controlby Pamela Irving Jackson

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 98.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Murder & Crime in Londonby Peter de Loriol

    The History Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    Murder and crime is caused by greed, need, jealousy, desperation and insanity. London, the financial and capital city of England is no stranger to the excesses of its turbulent citizens - their past misdemeanours enrich the fabric of this great city. Here are some of the most infamous crimes committed in the capital in its long history. Tales are... more...

  • The New York City Police Departmentby John A. Eterno

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    Studying the flagship New York City Police Department is critical to understanding policing and democratic society. An examination of the department by experts who have been studying it for years, The New York City Police Department: The Impact of Its Policies and Practices provides a frank and open discussion about the NYPD from an elite group... more...

  • Norman Hall's State Trooper & Highway Patrol Exam Preparation Bookby Norman Hall

    F+W Media 1997; US$ 14.95

    Nationally-recognized test expert Norman Hall reveals his proven test-taking methods and winning strategies guaranteed to produce a score of 80 to 100% on your written exam! Hall provides full-length practice exams and sample questions that will help you succeed on every topic the written tests cover: Memory Reading comprehension Reasoning and judgment... more...

  • Olde Nottinghamshire Punishmentsby Ian Morgan

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    <div>Generation after generation has come up with new forms of punishment to inflict on those guilty (and sometimes innocent) of crimes against property and person. From the stocks and pillory, to flogging, ducking and transportation to foreign lands, this volume brings to life those turbulent times of long ago. Even after suffering the... more...

  • One Marshal's Badgeby Louie Mckinney

    Potomac Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    While many people are familiar with the U.S. Marshals Service?s reputation from frontier days, when legendary lawmen such as Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson enforced the Wild West, the agency?s modern exploits are less well known. One Marshal?s Badge sheds light on the service?s valuable role in current national and international affairs through the... more...

  • Our Enemies in Blueby Kristian Williams

    AK Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    An incriminating investigation into the domestic army that protects and serves the status quo. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policingby Michael D. Reisig; Robert J. Kane

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 159.99

    The police are perhaps the most visible representation of government. They are charged with what has been characterized as an "impossible" mandate -- control and prevent crime, keep the peace, provide public services -- and do so within the constraints of democratic principles. The police are trusted to use deadly force when it is called... more...