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

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99

    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...

  • 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 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 By the time the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, outdated police response strategies had been replaced with new, aggressive tactics used by...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

    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...

  • Alphavilleby Michael Codella; Bruce Bennett

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 7.29

    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...

  • American Police, A History: 1945-2012by Thomas A. Reppetto

    Enigma Books 2012; US$ 22.99

    The only new history of the police forces in the U.S. since 1945. more...

  • The American Police Novelby Leroy Lad Panek

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 39.95

    The American police novel emerged soon after World War II and by the end of the century it was one of the most important forms of American crime fiction. The vogue for either Holmesian genius or the plucky amateur detective dominated mystery fiction until mid-century; the police hero offered a way to make the traditional mystery story contemporary.... more...

  • The American State Normal Schoolby Christine A. Ogren

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00

    The American State Normal School is the first comprehensive history of the state normal schools in the United States. Although nearly two-hundred state colleges and regional universities throughout the U.S. began as 'normal' schools, the institutions themselves have buried their history, and scholars have largely overlooked them. As these institutions... more...