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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.00
This book has been a long time in the making. The computerization activi ties described in these pages began in 1977 at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), but we devoted most of our focus and efforts to building and then implementing the extensive hospital information system known as the Decentralized Hospital Computer System (DHCP) throughout... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
Analyses how restorative justice conferences work as a unique form of justice ritual, with a pioneering new approach to the micro-level study of conferences and recommendations to improve the practice. It examines both failed and successful rituals, and provides a statistical model of the ritual elements and how these may impact reoffending. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79
An essential reference for anyone involved in interviewing of suspects, with practical guidance on what to do before, during, and after investigative interviews, as well as explanations of the Conversation Management and PEACE approach. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79
An essential reference and training resource for all custody and detention officers and trainers. All relevant legislation is presented in a clear, concise manner, together with explanations of the areas of the Codes of Practice most commonly misunderstood, to offer a comprehensive treatment of the custody officer's role. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Analysing the historical circumstances and theoretical sources that have generated ideas about citizen and community participation in crime control, this book examines the various ideals, outcomes and effects that citizen participation has been held to stimulate and how these have been transformed, renegotiated and reinvigorated over time. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
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...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 9.99
A lone policewoman disarms a knife-wielding schizophrenic; two officers drag a woman from a railway line seconds before an express train roars past; an undercover cop clings onto the bonnet of a drug-dealer's car as it speeds through a busy town centre. These are just some of the ways Britain's police officers are daily called upon to demonstrate... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47
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 and featuring top tips and flowcharts to ensure best practice from plan creation to the final debrief. more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 12.50
The worst hurricane for over a century devastated the south coast of England in 1866, during a period when emergency services were in their infancy. In the town of Poole, Dorset, the newly appointed lifeboat is launched to aid the numerous stricken ships in the vicinity but unaccountably fails to save any lives. Many sailors are drowned as a result.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27
Sets out a radical and innovative new way for understanding how people interpret and make sense of crime, arguing that certain incidents change how people think, feel and behave about their safety due to their actions operating as signals to the presence of wider risks and threats. more...