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  • Fair Copby Christine Nixon; Jo Chandler

    Melbourne University Press 2011; US$ 6.65

    Honest and engaging, this memoir reveals Australia's first female chief commissioner's remarkable rise through the police ranks. A police officer for more than 35 years, Christine Nixon shares the pressures of a life in the public eye and coping with difficult aspects of the job, such as losing a colleague in the line of duty. more...

  • Understanding Homicideby Fiona Brookman

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 61.00

    Here is a comprehensive and challenging text unravelling the phenomenon of homicide. The author combines original analysis with a lucid overview of the key theories and debates in the study of homicide and violence. more...

  • Effective Police Supervision Study Guideby Larry S. Miller; Michael C. Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics necessary to understand the fundamentals of police administration. The Effective Police Supervision Study... more...

  • Effective Police Supervisionby Harry W. More; Larry S. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve... more...

  • Legacies of Crimeby Peggy C. Giordano

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    This book follows a cohort of seriously delinquent girls and boys over twenty years, documenting the effects of their criminal involvement on their children. more...

  • Reducing Youth Gang Violenceby Irving A. Spergel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 45.99

    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...

  • Die Unterlassungsstrafbarkeit der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe bei familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung.by Annika Dießner

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Gegenstand der Untersuchung bildet die Frage, ob und inwieweit die in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe Beschäftigten bei Sachverhalten familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung selbst strafrechtlichen Risiken ausgesetzt sind. Hierzu sind in den letzten Jahren unterschiedliche Entscheidungen ergangen. Im Anschluss an eine einleitende Darstellung... more...

  • Elternrecht bei Trennung aufgrund stationärer jugendstrafrechtlicher Sanktionen.by Christian Reuther

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie passen das in Art. 6 GG garantierte Erziehungsrecht der Eltern und jugendstrafrechtliche Sanktionen zusammen? Dieser bisher kaum thematisierten Problematik geht Christian Reuther am Beispiel von Jugendarrest und Jugendstrafe nach. Er untersucht detailliert, wie Verhängung und Vollzug dieser Sanktionen das Grundrecht der Eltern... more...