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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the attempts of such states to accelerate that evolutionary... more...
- Sasquatch Books 2015; US$ 24.95
This is the story of one of the youngest county prosecutors in the country whose mission was to finally end the system of vice and corruption that had infiltrated Seattle's police department, municipal departments, and even the mayor's office. In the late 1960s, Christopher T. Bayley was a young lawyer with a fire in his belly to break the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99
We all want to feel safe. But safe from what, and from whom? In his 60-plus years as a trial lawyer, Gerry Spence has never represented a person accused of a crime in which the police hadn't themselves violated the law. Whether by covering up their own corrupt dealings, by the falsification or manufacture of evidence, or by the outright murder of... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2006; US$ 29.95
Reports of scandal and corruption have led to the downfall of numerous political leaders in Latin America in recent years. What conditions have developed that allow for the exposure of wrongdoing and the accountability of leaders? Enforcing the Rule of Law examines how elected officials in Latin American democracies have come under scrutiny from... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99
In May 2010, NYPD officer Adrian Schoolcraft made national headlines when he released a series of secretly recorded audio tapes exposing corruption and abuse at the highest levels of the police department. But, according to a lawsuit filed by Schoolcraft against the City of New York, instead of admitting mistakes and pledging reform Schoolcraft's superiors... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 71.00
Focusing on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging world of policing, this easy-to-understand text balances theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role of today?s police officers. The engaging writing style and stories from the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 84.00
Focusing on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging world of policing, Introduction to Policing, Second Edition (by Steven M. Cox, William P. McCamey, and Gene L. Scaramella) balances theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive overview of both the foundations of policing and the expanded role... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 22.99
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...
- Lantern Books 2000; US$ 9.99
Lawrence Blum describes the sources of danger, injuries, and victory to police officers in a down-to-earth, readable style. Blum?s main point is that there are missing ?ingredients? in the training and socialization of police officers. Blum offers tools to help police officers cope with unanticipated or rapidly changing encounters. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2004; US$ 12.99
Young Maura Conlon's dad is a secret agent. And she knows what that means: chasing cars, jumping over buildings, handcuffing bad guys, just like on "The FBI," her favorite TV show. No matter how many times she asks her father about his work, he never says anything. So Maura decides to become an FBI girl-in-training. A heartwarming tale of a father/daughter... more...