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- Hachette Australia 2010; US$ 19.37
JUST DOING MY JOB is a journey into the lives of the men and women behind the uniform - the cops, firies and ambos. It is an exploration of humanity and the human spirit. Imagine what it must be like to attend a fatal accident in which you know the victim; or to pull a baby out of a fire who is dressed in the same style of pyjamas that your child... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 15.50
"I?ve turned boys into men and policemen into coppers," said the Sergeant. "Policemen have got brains, but coppers, they?ve got brains and common sense."' No two days were ever the same for bobby on the beat PC Johnson. Whether he was chasing unlikely coal thieves, tracking down peacocks gone AWOL or investigating mysterious flying saucers over Sheffield,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 19.18
Suzi: "Ambulance service, what's the problem?" Caller: "Help! My baby's not breathing!" When you dial 999 for an ambulance, Suzi's could be the voice you hear on the other end of the phone. Working in one of the country's busiest control rooms, it is her job to stay on the phone until the ambulance arrives, and to give instructions... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 16.95
It?s a trooper?s worst nightmare. What begins as a routine patrol suddenly turns violent when someone pulls a weapon. Moments later, the trooper is down?wounded or dead. Then, like a swarm of angry bees, every other trooper on the force mobilizes to catch the suspect. Whether they?re issuing a ticket for speeding ?just a little? over the limit or... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 5.11
"My body is shaking, uncontrollably shuddering. Everything's rattling, crashing down. I'm choking on dust. I can't breathe... I'm coughing, choking. Sal's screaming ..." On the night of July 30th 1997 a landslide shattered the tranquility of Thredbo Village, sweeping away two ski lodges and burying 19 people beneath tonnes of concrete and mud.... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 43.99
Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades. The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on extensive field work involving more than 600 hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00
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...