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  • 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...

  • The Setupby Pete Crooks; Joe Kenda

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.95

    The pitch went like this : Chris Butler, a retired cop, ran a private investigator firm in Concord, California. His business had a fascinating angle—his firm was staffed entirely by soccer moms. In fact, Butler employed PI Super Moms: attractive, organized, smart, and trained in investigative techniques, self-defense, and weaponry. This American... more...

  • Public Safety Suicideby Mary Van Haute; John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...

  • The NYPD's First Fifty Yearsby Bernard Whalen; Jon Whalen; William J. Bratton

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 27.95

    The New York Police Department is an iconic symbol of one of the world’s most famous cities. The blue uniforms of the men and women who serve on the force have long stood for integrity and heroism in the work to serve and protect the city’s residents. And yet, as in any large public organization, the NYPD has also suffered its share of corruption,... more...

  • Data Mining and Predictive Analysisby Colleen McCue

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    Data Mining and Predictive Analysis: Intelligence Gathering and Crime Analysis , 2nd Edition, describes clearly and simply how crime clusters and other intelligence can be used to deploy security resources most effectively. Rather than being reactive, security agencies can anticipate and prevent crime through the appropriate application of data mining... more...

  • Contracting-out Welfare Servicesby Siobhan O'Sullivan; Mark Considine

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices. International contributors bring a global... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    An essential update to hone first line investigators? accuracy in identifying specific bloodstain patterns, correctly interpreting and applying them to casework more...

  • Nuclear Forensic Analysis, Second Editionby Kenton J. Moody; Ian D. Hutcheon; Patrick M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    A multidisciplinary reference for forensic scientists, this book consolidates fundamental principles of nuclear forensic analysis, pertinent protocols and procedures, computer modeling development, interpretational insights, and attribution considerations into one convenient source. The authors focus particularly on the chemical, physical, and nuclear... more...

  • Appealing to Justiceby Kitty Calavita; Valerie Jenness

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners? written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with... more...

  • Defensive Pistol Fundamentalsby Grant Cunningham

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    Real skills for real people! Defensive Pistol Fundamentals helps you--the private citizen--learn the best, most efficient ways to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones, with a legally carried pistol. Learn not only what you need to do, but why and how. Based on the latest research and quantum leaps in our understanding of how the... more...