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- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays the best wages for a hundred miles. The guards... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 8.99
Police Heroes honors and celebrates those members of America's police force who take the oath to protect and serve seriously. These men, women, and K-9 officers are asked to put their personal safety aside for a greater good on a daily basis, but sometimes the call of duty is above and beyond even their expectations. You're about to meet some remarkably... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
In Louisiana Wildlife Agents officers tell of the unimaginable dangers lurking in their supposedly routine tasks and recall side-splitting tales of misadventures on Louisiana?s bayous. The sequel to Game Warden: On Patrol in Louisiana, Jerald Horst's book allows wardens to share their unforgettable memories, and to detail the perils and pleasures of... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
We are obsessed with watching television shows and feature films about lawyers, reading legal thrillers, and following real-life trials. Yet, at the same time, most of us don't trust lawyers and hold them and the legal system in very low esteem. In The Myth of Moral Justice , law professor and novelist Thane Rosenbaum suggests that this paradox... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ?Financial Action Taskforce? (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 20.99
The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer?s sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago?s West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops? code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 59.99
Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure is a companion volume to the successful Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Law. Offering guidance on good practice in core policing areas, it draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties. With extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una guerra contra el cártel de Sinaloa, la organización criminal más fortalecida... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99
For twelve years Robert Blecker, a criminal law professor, wandered freely inside Lorton Central Prison, armed only with cigarettes and a tape recorder. The Death of Punishment tests legal philosophy against the reality and wisdom of street criminals and their guards. Some killers? poignant circumstances should lead us to mercy; others show clearly... more...