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  • Policewomen Who Made Historyby Robert L. Snow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 48.00

    The author covers the entire history of policewomen in America since their initial promotion from desk jobs to patrol positions, and through the ranks from there. In only 40 years, women in police departments across the country have advanced with amazing speed to positions traditionally reserved for men. Many have gone on to become police chiefs, SWAT... more...

  • Community Policingby Michael J. Palmiotto

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 69.95

    This textbook discusses the role of community-oriented policing, including the police image, public expectations, ethics in law enforcement, community wellness, civilian review boards, and what the community can do to help decrease crime rates. In addition, the author covers basic interpersonal skills and how these might vary according to the race,... more...

  • Equality and Diversity in Policingby Brian Stout

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 27.00

    Full coverage of the key issue of equality and diversity and its relevance to modern policing for all students undertaking degrees or foundation degrees. more...

  • On The Edgeby John Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be “on the edge.” Andy O'Hara, who survived his near suicide and describes the feelings and pain he felt... more...

  • The Future of Philanthropic Foundationsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 92.70

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • "Das da draußen ist ein Zoo, und wir sind die Dompteure"by Henning van den Brink; Thomas Schweer; Hermann Strasser; Natalie Scherer; Marion Lillig; Steffen Zdun; Güler Celikbas

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 27.75

    Der Titel des Buches stammt nicht von Horst Schimanski, dem Tatort-Kri- nalkommissar in Diensten der Duisburger Polizei, sondern von einem wirklichen Polizisten aus der Duisburger Szene. Der Titel könnte allerdings den Leser zu der Vermutung verführen, dass hier die Rückkehr der britischen Rockband The Police gefeiert werden soll, der trotz simpel... more...

  • Urbane Sicherheit und Partizipationby Jens Wurtzbacher

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 44.21

    Seit Beginn der 1990er Jahre wurde bürgerschaftliche Partizipation im Zuge von Community Policing in den USA und von kommunaler Kriminalprävention in Deutschland als wichtige Ressource für urbane Sicherheitspolitiken dargestellt. Die Arbeit beantwortet empirisch die Frage, ob sich im Feld der Sicherheitspolitik partizipative Projektformen dauerhaft... more...

  • Police Psychology: A New Specialty and New Challenges for Men and Women in Blueby David Thomas

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00

    Police Psychology: A New Specialty and New Challenges for Men and Women in Blue offers readers the opportunity to examine two different aspects of police psychology: psychology as it pertains to the personality of police officers and the application of psychology in police practices. The book takes readers inside the lives of real officers struggling... more...

  • Policing at the topby Bryn Caless

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    Chief police officers make far-reaching strategic command decisions about policing, armed responses, operations against criminals and allocation of resources yet they are often unknown even to their forces. In this ground-breaking social study, Bryn Caless presents their frank and sometimes controversial views. more...

  • Community Policingby Veerendra Mishra

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 32.95

    Community policing is a widely discussed philosophy within law enforcement the world over. However, its implementation has remained inadequate either due to the organizational settings of the police or the suspicious approach of the community. This book offers solutions to these problems by analyzing the conceptual variances and factors that impede... more...