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- Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
Among the states that have moved from authoritarianism in the past 15 years, most have not moved beyond the mere procedures of democracy. This excellent scholarly resource provides a comparative account of the internal security situations of Morocco and Indonesia, and focuses on democracy and its non-democratic institutions in an era of stalled liberalization. more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
A summary of the presentations, discussions, and opinions offered by panelists at a National Summit on Police Recruitment and Retention in the Contemporary Urban Environment held at RAND in June 2008. Topics examined include changing police workforce issues, strategies being employed, lessons that could be learned from other organizations such as the... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99
The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios. Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn Test-taking strategies,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 16.95
When Harvard-trained sociologist Peter Moskos left the classroom to become a cop in Baltimore's Eastern District, he was thrust deep into police culture and the ways of the street--the nerve-rattling patrols, the thriving drug corners, and a world of poverty and violence that outsiders never see. In Cop in the Hood , Moskos reveals the truths he... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Police personnel have increasingly been deployed outside their own domestic jurisdictions to uphold law and order and to help rebuild states. This book explores the phenomenon of a 'new international policing' and outlines the range of challenges and opportunities it presents to both practitioners and theorists. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 70.00
The basic premise of this book is that health care non-financial managers need to understand enough about financial management to be successful in their day-to-day activities while not being smothered with details. Ward provides managers with a basic level of financial management principles, including understanding financial statements and ratios,... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 198.00
Prevention, preparedness, response and recovery--the key components of emergency planning--form the major sections of this work. The book first describes PSM (Process Safety Management) as the key to prevention, then goes on to consider the main features of a preparedness program, including recognizing credible incidents, planning practical strategy... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 130.00
The main goal of this text is to introduce the systems approach to disasters management community as an alternative approach that can provide support for interdisciplinary activities involved in the management of disasters. The systems approach draws on the fields of operations research and economics to create skills in solving complex management... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 48.99
Placed in context with an introductory and concluding chapter, this book provides a summary and analysis of the 20 most significant Supreme Court cases dealing with criminal procedure, which have had the greatest impact on police investigatory practices and prosecutorial conduct. These cases have defined the parameters of police and prosecutorial activities... more...