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  • The [Oxford] Handbook of Crime Preventionby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...

  • Countering Terrorism in Britain and Franceby Frank Foley

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    Frank Foley presents the first in-depth comparative analysis of counterterrorist operations in two leading liberal democracies. more...

  • Edward and Lane on European Union Lawby D. Edward; R. Lane

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    Key features of the book include: Authoritative authorship combining the analysis of a senior academic with the experience of a former judge. Comprehensive and wide-ranging in scope. Structured specifically to reflect the Treaty of Lisbon reorientation and immediate post-Lisbon developments. Extensive reference to primary sources (Treaty, legislation,... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners. Readers will be equipped to think in an informed and critical way about what has been and might be done in practice to prevent crime at local and national levels.... more...

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safetyby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety. It will be essential reading for anybody with interests in these fields, and will be the major work of reference on this subject for those engaged in the practice, study or teaching of crime prevention.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...