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  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2015by Police National Legal Database (PNLD); Fraser Sampson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2015 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers whilst 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...

  • All Fired Upby Malcolm Castle

    Orion 2012; Not Available

    Nothing about the county fire service was quite what Malcolm expected when he joined the watch in Shrewsbury. As the newest member of the service he was first in line when swans terrorised the high street - and when a flock of owls got stuck on the roof of his local pub. Eighteen years old and more than ready to rush into burning buildings to save... more...

  • All Fired Upby Malcolm Castle

    Orion 2012; US$ 14.83

    Nothing about the county fire service was quite what Malcolm expected when he joined the watch in Shrewsbury. As the newest member of the service he was first in line when swans terrorised the high street - and when a flock of owls got stuck on the roof of his local pub. Eighteen years old and more than ready to rush into burning buildings to save... more...

  • What's Tha Up To This Time?by Martyn Johnson

    Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 13.50

    Martyn Johnson continues his wonderful stories about policing during the 1960s and 1970s. As with his previous two volumes the book is written from the heart, not so much nostalgia as a genuine feeling for the people, animals, places and history of Sheffield. more...

  • On Fireby Larry Brown

    Algonquin Books 1994; US$ 17.95

    On January 6, 1990, after seventeen years on the job, award-winning novelist Larry Brown quit the Oxford, Mississippi, Fire Department. With three published books to his credit and a fourth nearly finished, he made the risky decision to try life as a full-time writer. On Fire , his first work of nonfiction, looks back on his life as a full-time... more...

  • The Cost of Braveryby Allan Sparkes

    Penguin Group Australia 2013; Not Available

    When policeman Allan Sparkes was awarded a Cross of Valour for rescuing a young boy from a flooded drain, he had no idea that the aftermath would lead to a diagnosis of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Twenty years of police work ? a career he'd loved ? had taken their toll. He'd already seen two workmates die on the job.... more...

  • Heartbreak and Heroismby John Melady

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 14.99

    Accounts of some of the most dramatic search-and-rescue operations ever attempted in Canada. more...

  • Detectives Don't Wear Seat Beltsby Cici McNair

    Center Street 2009; US$ 10.99

    Growing up in Mississippi, Cici McNair was always more the tomboy her mother supported than the Southern belle her father demanded. She escaped her suffocating upbringing the first chance she had to travel the world. Whether working at the Vatican in Rome or consorting with a gunrunner in Haiti, she lived a life of international adventure. When Cici... more...

  • Policing the Legacy of Lawrenceby Nathan Hall; John Grieve; Stephen Savage

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    February 2009 marked the 10th Anniversary of the publication of the Inquiry into the events surrounding the investigation of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. This book marks this anniversary and examines various dimensions of the impact of Lawrence on policing policy and practice. It identifies a series of dimensions and processes associated with... more...

  • Enforcing Police Accountability through Civilian Oversightby Sankar Sen

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95

    This book explores the sensitive issue of police accountability to civilian oversight bodies to control police excesses. At the centre of the discourse lies the tacit acknowledgement that the enormous power and authority invested in the police does leads to corruption and excesses unless adequate checks and balances are installed. The book analyses... more...