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  • 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...

  • Public Security and Police Reform in the Americasby John Bailey; Lucia Dammert

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    The events of September 11, 2001, combined with a pattern of increased crime and violence in the 1980s and mid-1990s in the Americas, has crystallized the need to reform government policies and police procedures to combat these threats.  Public Security and Police Reform in the Americas examines the problems of security and how they are addressed... more...

  • Crime and Corruption at The Yardby David I. Woodland

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder and armed robbery, Irish terrorist groups launched a vicious and prolonged terror campaign.

The Author, a Detective Inspector in the Crime Intelligence... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policingby Jonathon A. Cooper

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 42.50

    Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policing argues that to fully understand contemporary American policing, we must first understand its historical origins in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Such a historical grounding is further employed to consider where policing is heading now in the twenty-first century. more...

  • The FBI Encyclopediaby Michael Newton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 50.00

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation, America's most famous law enforcement agency, was established in 1908 and ever since has been the subject of countless books, articles, essays, congressional investigations, television programs and motion pictures--but even so it remains an enigma to many, deliberately shrouded in mystery on the basis of privacy... more...

  • Spies without Cloaksby Amy Knight

    Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 45.50 US$ 41.41

    This book offers a compelling and comprehensive account of what happened to the KGB when the Soviet Union collapsed and the world's most powerful and dangerous secret police organization was uncloaked. As Amy Knight shows, the KGB was renamed and reorganized several times after it was officially disbanded in December 1991--but it was not reformed.... more...

  • Measuring Police Integrity Across the Worldby Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic; M.R. Haberfeld

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 102.10

    This book brings together research on police integrity on regions worldwide. The results for each country indicate whether police officers know the official rules, how seriously they view police misconduct, what they think the appropriate and expected discipline for misconduct should be, and how willing they are to report it. Police misconduct refers... more...

  • Our Enemies in Blueby Kristian Williams

    AK Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    An incriminating investigation into the domestic army that protects and serves the status quo. more...

  • Society and the Policeman's Roleby Maureen E. Cain

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to sociologists, criminologists and policemen alike.... more...