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  • How To Be A Police Officerby Graham Wettone

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Have you ever thought about being a police officer? Maybe you've wondered whether you could deal with an angry mob late at night, or daydreamed about driving a police car with the blue light flashing and sirens wailing. How to Be a Police Officer takes you from those first thoughts about joining through to the training itself and to the real... more...

  • Stop! Armed Police!by Stephen Smith

    Robert Hale 2017; US$ 22.99

    Join veteran crime-fighter Stephen Smith on a journey through the dark and dangerous world of the Metropolitan Police specialist firearms command from its inception in 1966, when the cold-blooded murder of three police officers sparked a revolution in the training of armed officers, to the present day. This unique police unit battled against the IRA... more...

  • Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimesby Anthony Nott

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.97

    Tony Nott retired from the Dorset Police in 2002 at the rank of superintendent. He had spent most of his service as a detective, and had been involved in the investigation of a number of murder cases and other serious crimes.In 2000 he led the British forensic team on exhumations in Kosovo and describes the horror and brutality carried out by Serb... more...

  • Blueby John Sutherland

    Orion 2017; US$ 21.99

    A Sunday Times top-five bestseller A searingly honest memoir of life, policing and falling apart 'Every contact leaves a trace' John Sutherland joined the Met in 1992, having dreamed of being a police officer since his teens. Rising quickly through the ranks, and compelled by the opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives,... more...

  • Confessions of a Trauma Junkieby Sherry Lynn Jones; Victor Welzant

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2017; US$ 8.95

    Ride in the back of the ambulance with Sherry Lynn Jones Share the innermost feelings of emergency services workers as they encounter trauma, tragedy, redemption, and even a little humor. Sherry Lynn Jones has been an Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Room Nurse, prison healthcare practitioner, and an on-scene critical i more...

  • Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War IIby Mirna Zakic

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A study of the German minority in the Serbian Banat during World War II, its self-perception and its collaboration with the Nazis. more...

  • Outcomes of the National Police Research Platformby Dennis Rosenbaum; Wesley Jennings; Lorie Fridell

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 199.00

    This e-book of the Journal offers a new perspective on police research and police practice through the lens of the National Police Research Platform (hereafter "the Platform"). The research reported here is part of the first generation of studies to emerge from the Platform - a program of research that has been in the developmental stage... more...

  • Life After Lifeby Paddy Armstrong

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    Paddy Armstrong was one of four people falsely convicted of The Guildford Bombing in 1975. He spent fifteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Here, for the first time and with unflinching candour, he lays bare the experiences of those years and their aftermath. more...

  • How People Judge Policingby P A J Waddington; Martin Wright; Kate Williams; Tim Newburn

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 67.99

    Presents a profoundly original piece of research exploring how the public view the exercise of police powers, utilising short video-clips of real-life police incidents and then capturing the resulting discussions from a variety of partcicpants, rather than relying on the usual opinion surveys gauging approval or satisfaction. more...

  • Evidence-Based Policingby Cynthia Lum; Christopher S. Koper

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 59.99

    Argues that evidence-based policing is not just the process of evaluating police practices, but also about translating that knowledge into digestible and useable forms, as well as institutionalizing research processes and findings into everyday policing systems so that research can be used. more...