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- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95
Our need for security has not waned since the dawn of civilization - it has only increased and become more complicated. Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives draws on the security prowess of former secret service agents and other notable security professionals as the authors touch on nearly every facet of the industry.... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.53
Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom), where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95
Nearly 185,000 homicides since 1980 remain unsolved, yet with limited staff and resources, it is no surprise that law enforcement units place the bulk of their efforts on current cases where victims? family members and the media demand answers. Cold Cases: An Evaluation Model with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators provides a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
This book sets out the main areas of applied psychology which have particular relevance for policing, looking at how these impact in practice on police work - retrieving information, interviewing suspects, understanding crime patterns and profiling offenders, and negotiation and hostage taking. The author concludes with an assessment of the usefulness... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2009; US$ 15.96
The Texas Rangers were institutionally birthed in 1874 with the formation of the Frontier Battalion. They were tasked with interdicting Indian incursions into the frontier settlements and dealing with the lawlessness running rampant throughout Texas. This book presents an assessment of Company D and its colorful cadre of Texas Rangers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
This book examines the qualities of leadership and decision-making in the police service. It provides a comprehensive introduction to new methods for exploring leadership and decision-making in critical incidents. more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2012; US$ 13.11
For over thirty years John Allen was an active member of the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and for most of them acted as Team Leader. In ?Cairngorm John? (his call sign when in contact with search and rescue helicopters) he recalls the challenges of mountain rescue and the many changes he has both witnessed and been a party to. His book is filled... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
This is the first history of the French police and gendarmerie, for the period since the establishment of a democratic Republican regime in 1870 down to the present day. Based on archival material and on the vast amount of recent research by French scholars on the subject, it covers dramatic and often harrowing developments - anarchist and communist... more...