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Advances in Police Theory and Practice


About the Series

Presenting volumes that focus on the nexus between research and practice, the Advances in Police Theory and Practice series is geared toward those practitioners and academics seeking to implement the latest innovations in policing from across the world. This series draws from an international community of experts who examine who the police are, what they do, and how they maintain order, administer laws, and serve their communities.

The series editor encourages the contribution of works coauthored by police practitioners and researchers. Proposals for contributions to the series may be submitted to the series editor Dilip Das at [email protected]

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Police Behavior, Hiring, and Crime Fighting An International View

Police Behavior, Hiring, and Crime Fighting: An International View

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By John A. Eterno, Ben Stickle, Diana Scharff Peterson, Dilip K. Das
September 21, 2021

This edited collection by internationally recognized authors provides essays on police behavior in the categories of police administration, police operations, and combatting specific crimes. Individual chapters strike at critical issues for police today, such as maintaining the well-being of ...

Women in Policing around the World Doing Gender and Policing in a Gendered Organization

Women in Policing around the World: Doing Gender and Policing in a Gendered Organization

1st Edition

By Venessa Garcia
March 25, 2021

Women in Policing around the World is a historical, legal, political, and social examination of women in policing. The book opens with a comparison of cultural definitions of gender and how this affects women’s work in general and policing specifically. The book then takes the reader through women ...

Policing in France

Policing in France

1st Edition

Edited By Jacques de Maillard, Wesley G. Skogan
August 03, 2020

The eminent contributors to a new collection, Policing in France, provide an updated and realistic picture of how the French police system really works in the 21st century. In most international comparisons, France typifies the "Napoleonic" model for policing, one featuring administrative and ...

Policing and the Mentally Ill International Perspectives

Policing and the Mentally Ill: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Duncan Chappell
February 17, 2020

In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outcome of these interactions is far less therapeutic ...

Civilian Oversight of Police Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement

Civilian Oversight of Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement

1st Edition

Edited By Tim Prenzler, Garth den Heyer
December 10, 2019

Exploring the complex and controversial topic of civilian oversight of police, this book analyzes the issues and debates entailed by civilian oversight by using worldwide perspectives, in-depth case studies, and a wealth of survey data. Integrating and summarizing decades of research from many ...

Cold Cases Evaluation Models with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators, Second Edition

Cold Cases: Evaluation Models with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By James M. Adcock, Sarah L. Stein
December 10, 2019

Because the investigation of cold cases is usually an arduous and time-consuming task, most law enforcement agencies in the United States are not able to dedicate the resources necessary to support the cold case investigation process. However, when those cases are fully pursued and prosecuted, they...

Collaborative Policing Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation

Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation

1st Edition

Edited By Peter C. Kratcoski, Maximilian Edelbacher
December 10, 2019

"The chapters in this book reveal that police education, training, and practices are now closely tied to collaboration between police, academics, professional practitioners, and community agencies, and such collaboration is described and evaluated."—Dilip K. Das, PhD, Founding President, ...

Community Policing International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives

Community Policing: International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Dominique Wisler, Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe
December 10, 2019

Community-oriented policing (COP) is the ideology and policy model espoused in the mission statements of nearly all policing forces throughout the world. However, the COP philosophy is interpreted differently by different countries and police forces, resulting in practices that may in fact run far ...

Community Policing and Peacekeeping

Community Policing and Peacekeeping

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Grabosky
December 10, 2019

In modern industrial societies, the demand for policing services frequently exceeds the current and foreseeable availability of public policing resources. Conversely, developing nations often suffer from an inability to provide a basic level of security for their citizens. Community Policing and ...

Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

1st Edition

Edited By Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski, Bojan Dobovsek
December 10, 2019

Fueled by corruption, fraud, and organized crime, the shadow economy—also known as the informal, black market, illegal, or underground economy—is currently on the rise worldwide. Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy addresses shadow economies and the players involved by ...

Crime Linkage Theory, Research, and Practice

Crime Linkage: Theory, Research, and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell
December 10, 2019

The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media—CSI, for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can ...

Delivering Police Services Effectively

Delivering Police Services Effectively

1st Edition

By Garth den Heyer
December 10, 2019

This book addresses the various strategies that are available to police management, such as consolidation, regionalization, and amalgamation of police agencies; new public management (NPM); enhanced performance management; civilianization; and organizational restructuring. It fills the gap in the ...

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