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- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
After the U.S. military?transformed into a lean, lethal, computerized force?faltered in Iraq after 2003, a robust insurgency arose. Counterinsurgency became a social form of war?indeed, the U.S. Army calls it "armed social work"?in which the local population was the center of gravity and public opinion at home the critical vulnerability. War 2.0... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
Interrogation, Intelligence and Security examines the origins and effects of a group of interrogation techniques known as the 'five techniques'.Through its in-depth analysis the book reveals how British forces came to use these controversial methods. Focusing on the British colony of Aden (1963-67), the height of 'the troubles' in Northern Ireland... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 18.99
Whatever happened to community and problem-oriented policing? How the current crisis in policing can be traced to failures of reform. The police shooting of an unarmed young black man in the St. Louis, Missouri, suburb of Ferguson earlier this year sparked riots and the beginning of a national conversation on race and policing. Much of that conversation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99
Over the last few years, conservatives in Washington, D.C. and in bright-red states like Georgia and Texas, have abandoned their tough-on-crime rhetoric, and are now leading the charge to curb prison growth. In Prison Break , Steven Teles and David Dagan will explain how this striking turn of events occurred, how it will affect mass incarceration,... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 39.95
Secret Service highlights the many tensions that arise when undercover police and their covert methods are deployed too freely in a liberal democratic society. It will prove invaluable to readers attuned to contemporary debates about policing, national security, and civil rights in a post-9/11 world. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 67.00
Security is critical to transport systems as they are often appealing targets for terrorist attacks. The significant costs of potential damage make effective security policies a key concern for transport decision makers. This Round Table examines the contribution economic analysis can make to improving security in aviation and maritime shipping by... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 42.95
This book is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with response guidelines and evidence gathering techniques that may be utilized when responding to an incident involving the use or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction (WMD). The first part of the book addresses the actions to be taken by the first law enforcement personnel arriving... more...
- Tundra 2013; US$ 16.95
An entertaining and informative look at firefighting, from the equipment to the techniques, both in history and today. Enhanced with black and white photos, anecdotes from firefighters, and fire prevention and safety tips. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 7.39
From counterterrorism to tracking criminals by satellite, Security gives an expert's tour of twenty-first-century law enforcement. Former NYPD commissioner Howard Safir reveals the tools, methods, and science that police officers use to reduce crime, and track and apprehend criminals, including surveillance, crime scene evidence, DNA profiling, narcotics,... more...