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  • The Trials and Tribulations of Becoming a Swat Commanderby John A. Kolman

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 18.95

    Captain Kolman (ret.), formerly of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, founder and first Director of the National Tactical Officers Association, and who authored one of the first SWAT textbooks in 1982, now brings forth a unique book that not only captures the substantive information required by new SWAT commanders but also its culture.... more...

  • Apprehending Fleeing Suspectsby Jack H. Schonely

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 24.95

    As the tactics and technologies of law enforcement change, so do the tactics being used by criminals to evade capture. Apprehending Fleeing Suspects was written to provide law enforcement with the knowledge and tools required to safely capture suspects who attempt to flee from the police. This book addresses the trends and tactics that criminals are... more...

  • Drugs and Drug Policyby Mark A.R. Kleiman; Jonathan P. Caulkins; Angela Hawken

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 12.99

    While there have always been norms and customs around the use of drugs, explicit public policies--regulations, taxes, and prohibitions--designed to control drug abuse are a more recent phenomenon. Those policies sometimes have terrible side-effects: most prominently the development of criminal enterprises dealing in forbidden (or untaxed) drugs and... more...

  • Prison Diariesby Charles Bronson

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 37.49

    Charles Bronson is Britain’s most notorious prisoner, a ‘Category A’ inmate who has spent over 30 years inside as a result of his violent and unpredictable behaviour. No one knows the system better than Charlie. Now, for the very first time, you can find out what it is really like inside a maximum security institution as Charlie blows... more...

  • Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Preventionby Lawrence Fennelly

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 94.95

    The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance... more...

  • The Culture of Urban Controlby John P. Walsh

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    Through an analysis of a federal consent decree and media representation related to overcrowding within the largest single-site jail facility in the United States, the incarceration binge of the 1990?s is explored at the local level in The Culture of Urban Control: Jail Overcrowding in the Crime Control Era . Analysis of jail conditions, expansion,... more...

  • Baby P - It Must Never Happen Againby John McShane

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 2.90

    The tragic and violent death of 17-month old Baby P at the hands of those who were supposed to love and care for him has sickened the nation. That such unimaginable cruelty could be unleashed on an innocent child and fail to be picked up on by the authorities has led to a public outcry and a media storm. This is a comprehensive look at the events... more...

  • Democracy at Riskby Stephen Macedo

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    "Documents how recent trends in civic engagement have been shaped by political institutions and public policies and recommends ways to increase the amount, quality, and distribution of civic engagement, focusing on elections, the metropolis, and the nonprofit sector and philanthropy"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Total Lobbyingby Anthony J. Nownes

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    Offers a scholarly yet accessible overview of the role of lobbying in American politics. more...

  • Tocqueville on America after 1840by Aurelian Craiutu; Jeremy Jennings

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Tocqueville on America after 1840 provides access to Tocqueville's views on American politics from 1840 to 1859, revealing his shift in thinking and growing disenchantment with America. more...