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  • Behind the Badgeby Sharon M. Freeman Clevenger; Laurence Miller; Bret A. Moore; Arthur Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    This volume is the logical follow-up to the military treatment handbook: Living and Surviving in Harm’s Way . Sharon Freeman Clevenger, Laurence Miller, Bret Moore, and Arthur Freeman return with this dynamic handbook ideal for law enforcement agencies interested in the psychological health of their officers. Contributors include law enforcement... more...

  • Cops Under Fireby Larry McShane

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99

    Every day, thousands of police officers willingly put their lives in danger to uphold their pledge to protect and serve the public. Once respected for their dedication and professionalism, police officers are now used as scapegoatsthe victims of second guessing and racial issues. Allegations of excessive force and police brutality are rampant. Cases... more...

  • Public Safety Suicideby Mary Van Haute; John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...

  • Community Policingby Victor E. Kappeler; Larry K. Gaines

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 92.00

    Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind , Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective delineates this progressive approach, combining the... more...

  • The British Policewomanby Joan Lock

    Robert Hale 2015; US$ 9.99

    Here, now fully updated for the twenty-first century, is the complex and fascinating history of the formation of the British Women Police. Full of drama, intrigue and humour, it also captures, through well-authenticated primary material, the colour and manner of the times. Remarkable women abound in this book, from the wealthy and eccentric Margaret... more...

  • Copping Out: The Consequences of Police Corruption and Misconductby Anthony Stanford

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    In this shocking yet fascinating volume, an award-winning Chicago journalist goes behind the headlines to provide a far-reaching analysis of brutality, vice, and corruption among men and women who have sworn to serve and protect. This timely book draws on actual cases to examine the widespread phenomenon of corruption inside law enforcement agencies.... more...

  • Race, Place, and Suburban Policingby Andrea S. Boyles

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    While considerable attention has been given to encounters between black citizens and police in urban communities, there have been limited analyses of such encounters in suburban settings. Race, Place, and Suburban Policing tells the full story of social injustice, racialized policing, nationally profiled shootings, and the ambiguousness of black... more...

  • Latino Police Officers in the United Statesby Martin Guevara Urbina; Sofia Espinoza Alvarez

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 43.95

    Considering the long-lasting and complicated history of U.S. race and ethnic relations, the multiple array of issues currently confronting both ethnic and racial communities, and the shifting trends in the ethnic/racial landscape, this book seeks to provide a comprehensive account of the simultaneous interaction of pressing historical and contemporary... more...

  • Police Auditingby Allan Y. Jiao

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 39.95

    Police auditing merits the attention of both practitioners and academicians for two primary reasons. First, police auditing meets the need of police administrators to know about the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of their organization and operations. Second, it provides an important mechanism for the public and its elected officials to fulfill... more...

  • Police Servicesby Paresh Wankhade; David Weir

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 106.40

    This volume provides fresh insights and management understanding of the changing role of policing against the backdrop of massive cuts in public expenditure experienced and the changing landscape of policing. The challenges of funding, training, online-crimes and cultural transformation are now felt globally. The need to learn and adapt from suitable... more...