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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 40.00
This unique collection explores the importance of undertaking police research, using a range of international examples from USA, UK and Germany. Focusing on practical challenges and difficulties, the volume offers solutions and reflections to assist in overcoming the barriers which might be encountered whilst carrying out research of this nature. more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 23.00
A practical and accessible guide to the Interview part of the Police Recruit Assessment Process. more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 10.34
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...