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  • Hidden stories of the Stephen Lawrence inquiryby Richard Stone

    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...

  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbookby Clive Harfield

    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...

  • Just Emotionsby Meredith Rossner

    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...

  • Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2015by Robin Bryant; Sarah Bryant; Sofia Graša

    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...

  • Blackstone's Emergency Planning, Crisis and Disaster Managementby Brian Dillon; Ian Dickinson; John Williams

    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...

  • Citizens, Community and Crime Controlby Karen Bullock

    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...

  • Lifeboatmenby Simon Wills

    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...

  • Police Culture in a Changing Worldby Bethan Loftus

    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...

  • Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Unionby Claudia Hillebrand

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 114.99

    Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Union: Maintaining Democratic Legitimacy after 9/11 presents a model of democratic legitimacy for within international counter-terrorism co-operation. Exploring the current practices of European Union (EU) counter-terrorism policing, developed after 9/11, it highlights the current significant challenges to... more...

  • Blackstone's Handbook of Ports & Border Securityby Andrew Staniforth; Police National Legal Database; Clive Walker

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    Blackstone's Handbook of Ports & Border Security is a practical, portable handbook for police officers and other professionals concerned with security and crime prevention at all UK ports and borders. Over the past decade, significant legislative and operational changes have been introduced to strengthen British borders against international organized... more...