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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$ 26.79

    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$ 42.68

    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...

  • Own the Nightby Scott W. Wagner

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 29.99 US$ 26.99

    Ensure your safety and the safety of those around you when faced with darkness. Whether you are a tactical gear enthusiast, military or police operator, or a proactive civilian defending yourself and your home, Own the Night shows you the newest advances in supportive illumination systems, including handheld tactical lights, weapon mounted lights... more...

  • Defensive Handgun Skillsby Dave Fessenden

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.29

    Considering buying a self-defense handgun? Have questions about concealed carry? Don't know where to turn?It's All Here – in Defensive Handgun Skills!Written by certified firearms trainer David Fessenden, Defensive Handgun Skills is a simple, easy-to-follow guide to the techniques involved in carrying and using a defensive handgun. Written for the... more...

  • Modern Law Enforcement Weapons & Tacticsby Patrick Sweeney

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    Modern Law EnforcementThe face of modern law enforcement is changing. The best cop with a maple night stick and Model 10 revolver has been replaced by partners in police cruisers carrying pepper spray, Tasers and polymer-framed pistols. Author Patrick Sweeney shows you the tools modern police agencies are using and how they are employed. From rifles,... more...