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

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 53.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • CCTVby Inga Kroener

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Central state and non-covert surveillance began in earnest at the start of the twentieth century. By the start of the twenty-first century, the UK was one of the most surveilled societies on earth. This timely volume by Inga Kroener analyses the particular combination of factors that have created this surveillance state. more...

  • Policing and Psychologyby Nicholas Blagden

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    A comprehensive and up-to-date new undergraduate text on the application and impact of psychology on modern policing. more...

  • Disaster Rulesby Rob Russell; Timothy J. Hodgetts; Peter F. Mahoney; Nicholas Castle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.95

    The 80 rules you need to prepare for action in a medical disaster Here are 80 disaster management rules to reflect on, remember and follow in the immediate aftermath of an incident involving mass casualties. Each rule is a single-page long, providing the essential information to inform the most common critical decisions you will have to make in either... more...

  • Nee Nawby Suzi Brent

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • Trooper Down!by Marie Bartlett

    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...

  • 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...

  • Army Biometric Applicationsby John D. Woodward; Katharine W. Webb; Elaine M. Newton; Melissa Bradley; David Rubenson

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Every human possesses virtually infallible forms of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints. The US Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency and convenience. This report examines the sociocultural concerns that arise. more...