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  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36by Galen Broeker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to... more...

  • Policing the Victorian Communityby CAROLYN STEEDMAN

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work and servitude, about local government and local community,... more...

  • Special Branchby Ray Wilson; Ian Adams

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 29.17

    Initially tasked with combatting the threat of Irish republican terrorists in the reign of Queen Victoria, the Metropolitan Police Special Branch went on to play a major role in the defence of the realm for over 120 years. Over time, 'the Branch', as it came to be known, assumed a much wider role, and was held responsible for monitoring the activities... 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...

  • Society and the Policeman's Roleby Maureen E. Cain

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to sociologists, criminologists and policemen alike.... more...

  • Measuring Police Integrity Across the Worldby Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic; M.R. Haberfeld

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book brings together research on police integrity on regions worldwide. The results for each country indicate whether police officers know the official rules, how seriously they view police misconduct, what they think the appropriate and expected discipline for misconduct should be, and how willing they are to report it. Police misconduct refers... more...

  • Crime and Corruption at The Yardby David I. Woodland

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder and armed robbery, Irish terrorist groups launched a vicious and prolonged terror campaign.

The Author, a Detective Inspector in the Crime Intelligence... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policingby Jonathon A. Cooper

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policing argues that to fully understand contemporary American policing, we must first understand its historical origins in the 1950s, ?60s, and ?70s. Such a historical grounding is further employed to consider where policing is heading now in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Police Encountersby Ilana Feldman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948?1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with control of social and moral order. Through surveillance, interrogation, and a network of local informants,... more...

  • We Are The Copsby Michael Matthews

    Silvertail Books 2015; US$ 3.99

    We Are The Cops is an adrenalin-fuelled ride through the lives of America's police, told in the authentic voices of the cops themselves. The journey begins with the rookie's first day on the job, and moves through the heartbreak of officers dying in the line of duty, the bloody reality of policing savage gang wars, the devastating consequences of drug... more...