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  • 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Childrenby Anne-Marie McAlinden

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    The first inter-disciplinary, thematic, and empirical investigation of grooming in a multi-jurisdictional context, this book draws on extensive research in the form of over fifty interviews with professionals, working in sex offender assessment, management or treatment, as well as child protection, in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • 46 Men Dead: The Royal Irish Constabulary in County Tipperary, 1919?22by John Reynolds

    The Collins Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    IN JANUARY 1919, AT SOLOHEADBEG IN COUNTY TIPPERARY, two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) were killed by the IRA. In the four bloody years that followed, nearly 500 RIC men were killed and hundreds more wounded. In Tipperary alone, 46 policemen were killed, making it one of most violent counties in Ireland. The popular image of the... more...

  • 7-7by Crispin Black

    Gibson Square 2010; US$ 5.82

    How could a moment of triumph about the Olympic Bid turn into a catastrophe? These terrible events follow on the continuing revelations that the intelligence reports that were the government's basis for the invasion of Iraq were deeply flawed and the recent admission by the Ministry of Defence that it failed to foresee the size and ferocity of the... more...

  • Active Shooterby Kevin Doss; Charles Shepherd

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    According to Pinkerton?the leading provider of risk management services in the world?workplace violence is second only to cybersecurity as the top threat faced by organizations today. Incidents involving active shooters in the workplace are on the rise and becoming more violent and deadly. Active Shooter provides the tools necessary to identify... more...

  • Active Shooter Events and Responseby John P. Blair; Terry Nichols; David Burns; John R. Curnutt

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 73.95

    The Columbine tragedy on April 20, 1999 began a new era in law enforcement as it became apparent that the police response to such mass shootings must be drastically altered. By the time the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, outdated police response strategies had been replaced with new, aggressive tactics used by... more...

  • African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80by Timothy Stapleton

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 90.00

    A look at the ambiguous experience of black security force personnel in white minority ruled colonial Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). more...

  • Against Securityby Harvey Molotch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the wars fought in its name, these measures are supposed to make us safer in a post?9/11 world. But do they? Against Security explains how these regimes of... more...

  • All Fired Upby Malcolm Castle

    Orion 2012; US$ 10.99

    A unique and gloriously nostalgic account of one eventful year in the fire service for readers who loved books such as CALL THE MIDWIFE and TRUST ME, I'M A VET. Nothing about the county fire service was quite what Malcolm expected when he joined the watch in Shrewsbury. As the newest member of the service he was first in line when swans terrorised... more...

  • Alphavilleby Michael Codella; Bruce Bennett

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.37

    Welcome to Alphabet City, Manhattan's most crime-ridden neighbourhood with murder, rape and violence hitting record levels the streets, fuelled by a drug problem that's got the city by the throat. It was into this vision of hell that Mike Codella and his partner Gio stepped in 1988, two plainclothes narcs expected just to pull a few street arrests... more...

  • American Policeby Thomas A. Reppetto

    Enigma Books 2010; US$ 21.99

    The only book to trace the origins and development of the American police. more...