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Law Enforcement

  • Tales of the Alaska State Troopersby Peter B. Mathiesen

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015;

    With the elements against them, the state troopers of Alaska face every day with a fight for their lives. In the state of Alaska, anything goes. For the state troopers, an average day can include blizzard conditions, midnight sunsets, and subzero temperatures. Tales of the Alaska State Troopers gives insight to just how the brave men and women... more...

  • Data Mining and Predictive Analysisby Colleen McCue

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    Data Mining and Predictive Analysis: Intelligence Gathering and Crime Analysis , 2nd Edition, describes clearly and simply how crime clusters and other intelligence can be used to deploy security resources most effectively. Rather than being reactive, security agencies can anticipate and prevent crime through the appropriate application of data mining... more...

  • Public Administration and Societyby Richard C Box

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    For instructors who want to expose their students to the social, political, and historical context of the practice of public administration, this book provides a unique approach to the introductory PA course. The author's own text is skilfully interwoven with a collection of seminal readings and documents that illuminate the key issues of past and... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorismby Lee Jarvis; Michael Lister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects, counter-terrorism policing, counter-radicalisation... more...

  • Policing the Inner City in France, Britain, and the USby Sophie Body-Gendrot; Catherine Wihtol de Wenden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyzes and compares the police's inner city presence in France, the US, and Britain. Its authors' research points to the idea that the creation of a more inclusive environment is a sound approach for cities looking to better maintain peace, reduce discrimination, and manage the dynamic between police and citizens in inner cities. more...

  • Internal Security and Statebuildingby B. K. Greener; W. J. Fish

    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...

  • Putting Terrorism in Contextby Gary LaFree; Laura Dugan; Erin Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist attacks have had an outsized effect on attitudes... more...

  • Palgrave Dictionary of Public Order Policing, Protest and Political Violenceby Peter Joyce; Neil Wain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 46.00

    Protest and political violence are concerns of global importance in the twenty-first century. This dictionary brings together in one comprehensive volume a number of key issues relating to the conduct of protest and political violence and the response of the state and police to such activities. more...

  • Controversies in White-Collar Crimeby Gary Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Original writings explore the issue of white-collar crime and the controversies that surround it, focusing on the vastness of state-corporate and white-collar crime, the victimization that results, and the ways these crimes affect society environmentally, politically, economically and personally. more...

  • Criminal Behavior Systemsby Marshall R. Clinard; Richard Quinney; John Wildeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    An important classic, especially useful for courses in criminal behavior and personality, this text begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a typology of criminal behavior systems. more...