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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
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...
- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 21.86
Every police force in England and Wales uses the same national application form and assessment centre. This book tells you not just about the process, but what you need to do to impress the assessors. Now in a revised new edition to reflect the recent changes in the six core skills by which all police applicants are assessed, it provides: more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95
The East German Ministry for State Security stood for Stalinist oppression and all-encompassing surveillance. The ?shield and sword of the party,? it secured the rule of the Communist Party for more than forty years, and by the 1980s it had become the largest secret-police apparatus in the world, per capita. Jens Gieseke tells the story of the Stasi,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Sworn to protect and serve, police officers who stray into deviant behavior may become a citizen?s worst nightmare. A thoughtful examination of the formal and informal process of becoming blue, Cop Culture: Why Good Cops Go Bad is a unique combination of academic research based on Chief Scott Silverii?s doctoral dissertation and more than two... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of offenders by age, examining the previously hidden... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99
A four-man patrol from the North West Mounted Police left Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, heading for Dawson City, Yukon, on December 21, 1910. The harrowing drama of their futile 52-day struggle to survive is an account of courageous failure, one that resonates in its depiction of human intelligence pitted against the forces of nature. more...
Fifty Shades of Black 'n' Blue - Further revelations of an ingrained Police culture of cover-ups and dishonestyGrosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 11.65
A sensational second book in The Biggest Gang trilogy from detective turned author Stephen Hayes. Fifty Shades Of Black 'N' Blue will not disappoint - the beatings go on, the culture of police corruption is further outlined with yet more real-life examples and there's yet more sex both in and out of uniform. Mr Hayes tells the truth, the whole truth... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
This book provides a critical analysis of the employment of intelligence-led policing (ILP) strategies. It aims to convey a better understanding of some of the realities of the police investigative and criminal intelligence worlds, and to examine what the story of intelligence-led policing tells us about policing and the police organization. more...