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Emergency Services

  • Policing Across Bordersby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Examining international security issues at global and local level, this book combines law enforcement research with practitioner experience. It analyzes key challenges confronting the law enforcement community, particularly illegal trafficking and terrorism.  more...

  • Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    Around the world, extreme weather events are becoming increasingly "the new normal" and are expected to increase in the 21st century as a result of climate change. Extreme weather events have devastating impacts on human lives and national economies. This book examines ways to protect people from hazards using early warning systems, and includes contributions... more...

  • The Crime Factoryby Officer 'A'

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 15.98

    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 other under... more...

  • Male Rapeby Dr Noreen Abdullah-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Psychology and Policingby Peter Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Applied psychology has become increasingly important in the work of policing, police training and the academic study of policing. This book provides a highly accessible account of the way in which psychological principles and practices are applied to policing, reflecting the increasing attention being given to this area in the light of recent concerns... more...

  • Application of Big Data for National Securityby Babak Akhgar; Gregory B. Saathoff; Hamid R. Arabnia; Richard Hill; Andrew Staniforth; Petra Saskia Bayerl

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Application of Big Data for National Security provides users with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, and technologies for Big Data analytics in the fight against terrorism and crime, including a wide range of case studies and application scenarios. This book combines expertise from an international team of experts in law enforcement, national security,... more...

  • Winchester Warriorsby Bob Alexander

    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...

  • Policing Critical Incidentsby Laurence Alison; Jonathan Crego

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    The aim of this book is to examine the qualities of leadership and decision-making in the police service. Based on groundbreaking research using unique, advanced methods for examining policing in complex critical incident environments, the book focuses principally on a series of police debriefs following live major critical incidents. It captures... more...

  • Cairngorm Johnby John Allen; Robert Davidson

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2012; US$ 6.99

    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... more...

  • Understanding Police Use of Forceby Geoffrey P. Alpert; Roger G. Dunham

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    This book, first published in 2004, presents important data and findings about the police use of force. more...