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Emergency Services

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • CCTVby Inga Kroener

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Central state and non-covert surveillance began in earnest at the start of the twentieth century. By the start of the twenty-first century, the UK was one of the most surveilled societies on earth. This timely volume by Inga Kroener analyses the particular combination of factors that have created this surveillance state. more...

  • Policing the Waterfrontby Russell Brewer

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99

    Long recognised as a site where criminal elements have flourished, the waterfront has been exploited for centuries by opportunistic individuals for a whole raft of illicit purposes. Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the Governance of Port Security is the first book of its kind to fully explore the intricacies of how crime is controlled... more...

  • Policewomenby Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...

  • Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbookby Tony Cook; Andy Tattersall

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 69.99

    Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook is designed specifically to meet the quick-reference needs of any officer conducting a serious investigation. The only portable step-by-step guide to the processes and actions involved in the role of a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), it explains all the relevant procedures and instructions... more...

  • Traces of Terrorby Victoria Sentas

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99

    In the wake of 2001, terrorism laws and their policing have been charged with eroding civil liberties and discriminating against Muslim and ethnic minority peoples. Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race goes further and asks how counter-terrorism reproduces the social relations of race: what police and legal practice, what knowledge... more...

  • Introduction to Policingby Michael Rowe

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 45.00

    Updated to take account of policy changes, and with new chapters on Global Policing, Criminal Investigation and a brand new companion website, this second edition continues to offer students an essential introduction to the key aspects of Policing more...

  • Legitimacy and Criminal Justiceby Justice Tankebe; Alison Liebling

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 98.99

    Based on an interdisciplinary conference held at the University of Cambridge in May 2012, Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: An International Exploration brings together internationally renowned scholars from a range of disciplines including criminology, international relations, sociology and political science to examine the meaning of legitimacy and... more...

  • Blackstone's Custody Officers' Manualby Huw Smart

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 71.99

    Blackstone's Custody Officers' Manual is an essential reference and training resource for all custody officers and trainers. All relevant legislation is presented in a clear and concise manner, together with analysis and explanation of the areas of the Codes of Practice that are most commonly misunderstood, to offer a comprehensive treatment... more...

  • PACEby Paul Ozin; Heather Norton; Perry Spivey

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 67.99

    This book provides practical guidance on what remains the single most important statutory basis for police duties and powers in England and Wales, the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and its Codes of Practice. The third edition includes all recent amendments to the Codes of Practice, including Codes A, B and D (March 2011), Codes C and H (July... more...