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  • Police Ethicsby Michael A. Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause — a commitment to "doing something about bad people" — is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamic s (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances from medical and hard sciences. The text expands coverage of such areas as arterial damage pattern identification, staging of crime scenes, legal... more...

  • Critical Security and Chinese Politicsby Juha A. Vuori

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions of securitization, the politics of insecurity, and... more...

  • What's Tha Up To This Time?by Martyn Johnson

    Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 4.99

    Martyn Johnson continues his wonderful stories about policing during the 1960s and 1970s. As with his previous two volumes the book is written from the heart, not so much nostalgia as a genuine feeling for the people, animals, places and history of Sheffield. more...

  • Law and Order in Historical Perspectiveby Joel Samaha; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Law and Order in Historical Perspective: The Case of Elizabethan Essex presents a brief description of what happened in the 16th-century criminal justice system from the commission of a felony until the disposition of the case occurred. This book discusses how criminal law actually operated in a community and how the system of the criminal justice... more...

  • The Policeby Michael Brogden

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Police: Autonomy and Consent is composed of two parts dealing mainly on the theme of police autonomy (Chapters 2-6) and the reciprocal theme of consent (Chapters 7-9). In particular, Chapter 2 is devoted to an historical account of the development of early police autonomy. Chapters 3 and 4 consider the political relation of the successor force... more...

  • Crime and Justice in Americaby John T. O'Brien; Marvin Marcus

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Crime and Justice in America: Critical Issues for the Future details the importance of a unified justice system in the U.S. The title aims to tackle the measure that needs to be taken in order to develop a more unified system as to theory, profession, and separation of powers. The text first talks about the public role, and then proceeds to dealing... more...

  • The Reform of FBI Intelligence Operationsby John T. Elliff

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 38.95 US$ 35.44

    Acts of terrorist violence and foreign espionage may pose a serious threat to the security of the United States; yet recent disclosures demonstrate the great risk in giving an agency such as the FBI unlimited authority for gathering intelligence about terrorists and spies. Taking into account the findings and recommendations of the post-Watergate... more...

  • We Are The Copsby Michael Matthews

    Silvertail Books 2015; US$ 6.99

    We Are The Cops is an adrenalin-fuelled ride through the lives of America's police, told in the authentic voices of the cops themselves. The journey begins with the rookie's first day on the job, and moves through the heartbreak of officers dying in the line of duty, the bloody reality of policing savage gang wars, the devastating consequences of drug... more...

  • Police Encountersby Ilana Feldman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    A study of policing and security practices in the Gaza Strip during the period of Egyptian rule (1948–67), Police Encounters explores the complicated effects on Gazans of an extensive security apparatus guided by intersecting concerns about national interest, social propriety, and everyday illegality. more...