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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 43.99
This fascinating new title offers an ethnographical investigation of contemporary police culture based on extensive field work across a range of ranks and units in the UK's police force. By drawing on over 600 hours of direct observation of operational policing in urban and rural areas and interviews with over 60 officers, the author assesses what... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 71.99
Encapsulating new policing developments under the Coalition, A Future for Policing in England and Wales examines the major reform proposals and reports brought in since May 2010, including the Winsor Report and the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review, and analyses what these changes mean for the future of policing in England and Wales. In the 1990s... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 71.99
Blackstone's Custody Officers' Manual is an essential reference and training resource for all custody officers and trainers. All relevant legislation is presented in a clear and concise manner, together with analysis and explanation of the areas of the Codes of Practice that are most commonly misunderstood, to offer a comprehensive treatment... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95
Law Enforcement and Public Safety explains what it takes to succeed on the job. This new resource describes how the different law enforcement and safety agencies work together and offers professionals advice for advancing their career through training and education. Law Enforcement and Public Safety is loaded with special features, including descriptions... more...