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  • The Common-Sense Guide to Improving the Safeguarding of Childrenby Terry McCarthy

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book presents a simple and direct three-step approach for developing effective safeguarding practice, providing structured guidance for frontline managers and practitioners. more...

  • Cops Under Fireby Larry McShane

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99

    Every day, thousands of police officers willingly put their lives in danger to uphold their pledge to protect and serve the public. Once respected for their dedication and professionalism, police officers are now used as scapegoats—the victims of second guessing and racial issues. Allegations of excessive force and police brutality are rampant. Cases... more...

  • Cheap on Crimeby Prof. Hadar Aviram

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime,... more...

  • Intellectual Disability: Criminal and Civil Forensic Issuesby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 40.99

    Courts recognize that those who are involved in medico-legal proceedings have a stake in the outcome of their psychological assessment, regardless of whether they are high- or low-functioning individuals. Accounting for the validity of the evaluation in low-functioning examinees is frequently made more difficult by impairment; when evaluating testimony... more...

  • Carceral Geographyby Dominique Moran

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped the development of this new and vibrant subdiscipline, and scopes out future research directions. By conveying a sense of the debates, directions, and threads within the field of carceral geography,... more...

  • Before I Sleepby Ray Whitrod; Matthew Condon

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

     In the early 1970s, Queensland was a haven for crooks from both sides of the law. It was into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod was controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. Just six years later he resigned from the head role of the Queensland Police Force, no longer willing to tolerate the interference of the Bjelke-Petersen government.... more...

  • From Police to Security Professionalby Michael S. D'Angelo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Much of the private sector security industry is made up of former law enforcement professionals as their training makes them uniquely qualified to migrate to the security field. This book covers the unique skills, experience, and mentality required to enter into the private security industry from a law enforcement background. It discusses the scope... more...

  • The Little Book of Restorative Justiceby Howard Zehr

    Good Books 2015; US$ 4.95

    Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold more... more...

  • What Will Happen to Meby Howard Zehr

    Good Books 2015; US$ 14.95

              What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison? This book brings together photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections, in their own words. As Taylor says, "I want other kids to know that, even though your parents are locked up, they're not bad people. "And I want... more...

  • Forensic Evidence Field Guideby Peter Pfefferli

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95

    Forensic Evidence Field Guide: A Collections of Best Practices highlights the essentials needed to collect evidence at a crime scene. The unique spiral bound is designed to be utilized in the day to day tasks of anyone collecting evidence at a crime scene. Covering the range of evidence management including: characteristics of different types of... more...