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  • Beyond The Call Of Dutyby Ben Ando; Nick Kinsella

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • What's Tha Up To This Time?by Martyn Johnson

    Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 13.50

    Martyn Johnson continues his wonderful stories about policing during the 1960s and 1970s. As with his previous two volumes the book is written from the heart, not so much nostalgia as a genuine feeling for the people, animals, places and history of Sheffield. more...

  • Just Doing My Jobby James Knight

    Hachette Australia 2010; Not Available

    JUST DOING MY JOB is a journey into the lives of the men and women behind the uniform - the cops, firies and ambos. It is an exploration of humanity and the human spirit. Imagine what it must be like to attend a fatal accident in which you know the victim; or to pull a baby out of a fire who is dressed in the same style of pyjamas that your child... more...

  • The Handbook of Knowledge Based Policingby Tom Williamson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 216.95

    Recent trends within community policing suggest that the next generation of community policing will be more "knowledge-based", involving a shift toward a problem-oriented and strategic use of information as a basis for management and better use of police resources. The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing examines how knowledge-based policing can... 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$ 47.95

    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... more...

  • Report From Ground Zeroby Dennis Smith

    Transworld 2011; US$ 11.18

    When disaster struck at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith was among the first to arrive on the scene. Report from Ground Zero is his insider's account of the heroic efforts of the firefighters, police and emergency workers who rushed to downtown New York to face the greatest challenge of their lives. In all, 343... more...

  • Researching the Police in the 21st Centuryby James Gravelle; Colin Rogers

    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...