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

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 67.99

    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...

  • Beyond The Call Of Dutyby Ben Ando; Nick Kinsella

    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...

  • 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...

  • Signal Crimesby Martin Innes

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 47.99

    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...

  • Leadership for Sergeants and Inspectorsby Bryan Boon

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 57.99

    An accessible, practical 'tool kit' for Sergeants and Inspectors, offering a mixture of theory, practical advice and helpful tips based on the author's 30 years of experience as a senior police officer, as well as a series of skills-based checklists to prompt effective and efficient leadership. more...

  • Speaking Truths to Powerby Jarrett Blaustein

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 109.99

    An original and rigorous ethnographic account of transnational policing power, situating the phenomenon of 'glocal policing' in relation to converging development and security discourses following the collapse of the Soviet Union. It raises important questions about the purpose and value of criminological engagement with transitional policing. more...

  • Stop and Searchby Rebekah Delsol; Michael Shiner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book reviews the key controversies surrounding the police power to stop and search members of the public. It explores the history and development of these powers, assesses their effectiveness in tackling crime and their impact on public trust and confidence as well as on-going attempts at regulation and reform. more...

  • Policing Integrationby Chris Giacomantonio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Policing Integration critically examines coordination work between police officers and agencies. It presents important theoretical principles and empirical evidence drawn from extensive fieldwork in a multi-jurisdictional environment, revealing how and why police choose to work across boundaries or create barriers between one another. more...

  • Private Security Companiesby Oldrich Bure?

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This study presents an intriguing analysis of the impact of private security companies' practices upon the fields of security and politics in the Czech Republic. more...

  • Policing Integrationby Chris Giacomantonio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Policing Integration critically examines coordination work between police officers and agencies. It presents important theoretical principles and empirical evidence drawn from extensive fieldwork in a multi-jurisdictional environment, revealing how and why police choose to work across boundaries or create barriers between one another. more...