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  • Protection, Security, and Safeguardsby

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95

    Our need for security has not waned since the dawn of civilization - it has only increased and become more complicated. Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives draws on the security prowess of former secret service agents and other notable security professionals as the authors touch on nearly every facet of the industry.... more...

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • Amazing True Stories of Execution Blundersby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 14.99

    Details the ridiculous ways in which a number of ill-fated unfortunates met (or failed to meet) their maker at the hands of lamentably inept executioners. With black and white illustrations, this book brings together a mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests, and classic one-liners from medieval times to the present day. more...

  • Executionby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 9.99

    Execution' is a gruesomely fascinating account of methods of judicial execution from around the world and through the ages, and includes such hair-raising categories as death by cannibalism, being sewn into an animal’s belly and a thousand cuts. In his own darkly humorous style, Geoffrey Abbott describes the instruments used and their effectiveness,... more...

  • Footwear Evidenceby J.R. Abbott

    Charles C Thomas 1964; US$ 13.95

    John R. Abbott is recognized as one of the world's top identification experts. Almost three decades of personal experience and research are represented in FOOTWEAR EVIDENCE. It covers The Footwear Specialist in Court, The Crime Scene Examination, The Analysis of Surfaces, The Controlled Test Impression, and Establishing Footwear Ownership. Mr.... more...

  • Inside The Mind Of A Killerby Jean-Francois Abgrall

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    True crime at its most potent: a riveting account of tracking down and convicting an evil serial killer by the detective who trapped him. "In the duel between a small-town cop and France's most dangerous serial killer, the advantage appeared heavily in favour of Francis Heaulme, the criminal known as the 'man from nowhere', who may have killed more... more...

  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...

  • FBI Careersby Thomas Ackerman

    JIST Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book is the definitive guide for acing the FBI’s rigorous selection process and landing a job. more...

  • Federal Law Enforcement Careers, 2Eby Thomas H. Ackerman

    JIST Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95

    This is THE definitive guide for handling the FBI?s rigorous selection process and successfully landing a job for special agents as well as professional support personnel. Includes great tips on how to stand out from other applicants, completing sample applications and making them attractive, along with explanations of other forms encountered by aspiring... more...

  • FBI Careersby Thomas H. Ackerman

    JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 19.95

    This is THE definitive guide to the FBI?s rigorous selection process and how to succeed in landing a job. Includes great job search tips on how to stand out from other applicants and sample applications with tips on completing them, along with explanations of other forms encountered by job seekers. And there are tips on getting FBI internships an excellent... more...