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  • We Are The Copsby Michael Matthews

    Silvertail Books 2015; US$ 4.73

    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... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamic s (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances from medical and hard sciences. The text expands coverage of such areas as arterial damage pattern identification, staging of crime scenes, legal... more...

  • Critical Security and Chinese Politicsby Juha A. Vuori

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ?security? in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions of securitization, the politics of insecurity,... more...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael A. Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause ? a commitment to "doing something about bad people" ? is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... more...

  • The New York City Police Departmentby John A. Eterno

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    Introduction; John A. Eterno Unreasonable Suspicion: Youth and Policing in New York City; Christine S. Barrow and Delores Jones-Brown An Examination of the Constitutional Issues Related to New York City Police Department Policing Tactics and Policies; Christopher Sullivan J.D. and Kerry Ulmer Evaluating How the NYPD Handles Crime Victims:... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture?including its tragedies and celebrations?and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 9.32

    Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Münchens zur mächtigsten Handelsstadt und schließlich zur Residenzstadt des Herzogtums Bayern ließ bald auch die Kriminalität ansteigen, und so hören wir schon im 13. Jahrhundert von Brandstiftungen, Morden, Aufständen und der entsprechenden Reaktion der Obrigkeit: Es wurde gehängt, geköpft und ertränkt. Auf dem Galgenplatz,... more...

  • American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Securityby Martin Alan Greenberg

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95

    Overview of Volunteer Policing Introduction Mobilizing for Security The Early History of Volunteer Police Auxiliaries and Reserves: Volunteer Police Generalists Volunteer State Police The Federal Government and Volunteer Policing Special Issues in Volunteer Policing Non-Sworn Roles of Adults in Volunteer Policing Youth Involvement in Police... more...