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  • American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Securityby Martin Alan Greenberg

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 83.95

    Today, it is estimated there are over 200,000 volunteers in police work throughout the United States. Although the need for such volunteers has never been greater, there is a lack of published materials regarding the nature of volunteer police work and how qualified citizens may augment police services. American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policingby Michael D. Reisig; Robert J. Kane

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 159.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing brings together research on the development and operation of policing in the United States and elsewhere. Accomplished policing researchers Michael D. Reisig and Robert J. Kane have assembled a cast of renowned scholars to provide an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the institution of policing. more...

  • The Scottish Police Officerby Daniel Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ‘Scottish police officer’ from the point of recruitment through to training,... more...

  • Applying complexity theoryby Aaron Pycroft; Clemens Bartollas

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This is the first book to explore the application of complexity theory to difficult practice issues in criminal justice and social work and brings together experts in this emerging field to address complexity theory from a range of perspectives, providing a detailed but accessible discussion of the key issues to whole systems approaches. more...

  • Building Arafat's Policeby Brynjar Lia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2009; US$ 15.99

    This book examines the role of international donors in creating and reforming the Palestinian police and security forces, beginning in the early aftermath of the Oslo Accords to the outbreak of the second Intifada, which brought most police reform efforts to a standstill. The author explores the challenges and dilemmas facing the donor countries when... more...

  • A Police Force without a Stateby Brynjar Lia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 1999; US$ 15.99

    This book traces the evolution of the Palestinian police and security forces, beginning with its historical antecedents in Lebanon and the occupied territories, and the formation of formal police organizations after the Oslo Accords until the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000. The history of the Palestinian Police revolves around the... more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...

  • Policing in Americaby Larry K. Gaines; Victor E. Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 113.00

    In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture—including its tragedies and celebrations—and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...