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  • Police, Race and Culture in the 'New Ireland'by Sam O'Brien-Olinger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the relationship between the Irish police and ethnic minorities, made particularly pressing by the rapid ethnic diversification of Irish society. It addresses the current deficit in knowledge of this area by exploring how Irish police officers conceive of, talk about, and interact with Ireland's immigrant minority communities. more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Tore Bjørgo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book develops a general, comprehensive model for preventing crime: one that can be applied to prevent a wide range of crimes from domestic burglaries, criminal youth gangs and driving under the influence to organized crime and terrorism. This book assesses nine 'prevention mechanisms' and shows how they reduce future acts of crime. more...

  • Policing in Hong Kongby Kam C. Wong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This comprehensive book examines the state of research on policing in Hong Kong. It surveys the history and development of the field of police studies in Hong Kong, and examines the various methods, problems and prospects in the field. more...

  • Same Planet, Different Worldsby John Duncanson

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 13.99

    This book is for the Ministry of Defence Police constables whose professionalism, dedication and commitment was tested and proved beyond doubt, whilst seconded to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. After years of relative boredom and the humdrum of repetitive plodding behind Coulport's protective security fences, John... more...

  • Law Enforcement Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Managementby Brian D. (Douglas) Fitch

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 24.00

    Law Enforcement Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Management: The IMPACT Model provides law enforcement professionals with a comprehensive, easy-to-follow model designed specifically to improve communications with victims, witnesses, subjects, and other members of the public. Harnessing 30 years of front line law enforcement experience, author... more...

  • Negotiating Law, Policing and Morality in Africanby P. Chingozha; Munyaradzi Mawere

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 26.00

    The relationship between police and the public in formerly colonised countries of Africa has never been smooth. It is plagued with clich?s of suspicion, mistrust, and brutality which are all a result of the legacy of draconian policing in colonial Africa. This colonial hangover has chiefly been an upshot of sluggish switching from the mantra of colonial... more...

  • The Dark Insideby Rod Reynolds

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 9.99

    1946, Texarkana: a town on the border of Texas and Arkansas. Disgraced New York reporter Charlie Yates has been sent to cover the story of a spate of brutal murders - young couples who've been slaughtered at a local date spot. Charlie finds himself drawn into the case by the beautiful and fiery Lizzie, sister to one of the victims, Alice - the only... more...

  • Police Leadership: Rising to the Topby Jenny Fleming

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    In this era of ever more complex policing issues and the changing nature of policing itself, senior police officers face a never-ending challenge to keep up not only with the latest reforms, but also with the latest research. Police Leadership: Rising to the Top looks at policing from the dual perspectives of academics and senior police practitioners,... more...

  • What matters in policing?by Auke van Dijk; Frank Hoogewoning

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    This topical book compares the implications of restructuring in the UK and The Netherlands, also in the USA, regarding police systems, policing paradigms and research knowledge. The authors argue for developing confident leadership and also provide a comprehensive paradigm to chart policing in the future while retaining trust. more...

  • Private Security Companiesby Oldrich Bure?

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This study presents an intriguing analysis of the impact of private security companies' practices upon the fields of security and politics in the Czech Republic. more...