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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Crimes against children are some of the most serious and demanding investigations that a police force can be involved with. It is an extremely specialised crime area, with its own legislation, case law, guidance and crucial multi-agency working. This book offers a practical operational guide to managing the investigation of child death, and sets out... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00
This book explores the interaction between public health policies and social inequality. It probes three issues: What groups wield the greatest influence over the policy process? Who gains the most benefits from health policies? How can we best understand the policy link between health and social inequalities? A theory of social opportunities clarifies... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00
Juveniles possess less maturity, intelligence, and competence than adults, heightening their vulnerability in the justice system. For this reason, states try juveniles in separate courts and use different sentencing standards than for adults. Yet, when police bring kids in for questioning, they use the same interrogation tactics they use for adults,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
'I don't think I can actually remember a time in policing when I didn't want to join the Armed Offenders Squad. My early reasons for joining probably weren't the purest, though &- I just thought they looked really cool.' Five Foot and Fearless is the inspiring story of Liz Williams, a police officer and mum of one, who desperately wanted to be part... more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 28.95
This unique book provides an insider's view of the seminal inquiry into Stephen Lawrence's murder. This accessible and engaging book includes analysis of hitherto inaccessible transcripts, and shows how the Inquiry was undermined to the point of failure to produce the desired results. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 59.99
Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure is a companion volume to the successful Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Law. Offering guidance on good practice in core policing areas, it draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties. With extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 98.99
Even as restorative justice has captured the attention of justice practitioners, academics and communities worldwide and most research suggests that it has the potential to repair the harm of a criminal offense and reduce offending, there is also evidence that it can have no effect or even make things worse. Just Emotions: Rituals of Restorative Justice... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99
Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2015 reflects the multitude of avenues into the police force now open to future police officers, from pre-join courses to PCSOs and Specials. Designed specifically to meet the new requirements of police training and developed from the best-selling Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook, this... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 67.99
Blackstone's Emergency Planning, Crisis, and Disaster Management is a practical guide for those involved in all aspects of emergency preparedness, resilience, and response. Primarily focused on the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, it has been developed from the highly regarded Emergency Planning Officers' Handbook. The complete... more...