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  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2013by Police National Legal Database; Ian Bridges; Fraser Sampson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2013 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers while out on patrol. Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation. Using clear and consistent presentation throughout, each chapter offers... more...

  • Ethics in Criminal Justiceby Sam S. Souryal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics and unethical patterns in the criminal justice system. It is presented from two perspectives: a thematic perspective that addresses ethical... more...

  • State Punishmentby Nicola Lacey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Nicola Lacey presents a new approach to the question of the moral justification of punishment by the State. She focuses on the theory of punishments in context of other political questions, such as the nature of political obligation and the function and scope of criminal law. Arguing that no convincing set of justifying reasons has so far been produced,... more...

  • The Prisoners' Dilemmaby Nicola Lacey

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An examination of the institutional preconditions for a tolerant criminal justice system. more...

  • The Police Traffic Control Functionby Paul Weston

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 38.95

    The sixteen chapters of this completely revised Fifth Edition provide a definitive and detailed survey of all phases of traffic control and highway safety. Three completely new chapters highlight the revision: Street and Highway Safety, Zero Tolerance-Driving Under the Influence, and Speed Management. The focus of the text is still on the police role... more...

  • Understanding Police Use of Forceby Geoffrey P. Alpert; Roger G. Dunham

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book presents important data and findings about the police use of force. more...

  • The Ferguson Reportby Theodore M. Shaw; United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

    The New Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon... more...

  • Reducing Youth Gang Violenceby Irving A. Spergel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 48.99

    Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity. He shows the successes and failures at each level: individual-youth, gang-as-unit, community, and policy development. This is a valuable model and methodology for a comprehensive... more...

  • Police Chief 101by Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 42.95

    Based on forty years of extensive experience, the author draws on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the highs and lows of the job. The book provides practical, common sense advice for doing the multitude of jobs the chief faces with effectiveness and efficiency. It furnishes sound advice intended to help the chief retain his physical,... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Jane Pickford; Paul Dugmore

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    A complete guide to youth justice for social workers. more...