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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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Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

1st Edition

By Sedat Mulayim, Miranda Lai
December 10, 2019

This book examines the major theoretical foundations of ethics, before zooming in on definitions of professional practice and applied professional ethics, as distinct from private morals, in general and then focusing on professional ethics for translators and interpreters in police and legal ...

Financial Crimes A Threat to Global Security

Financial Crimes: A Threat to Global Security

1st Edition

Edited By Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter Kratcoski, Michael Theil
December 10, 2019

Financial market reform has focused chiefly on the threats to stability arising from the risky, uncontrolled activity of the leaders of financial institutions. Nevertheless, organized crime, white-collar crime, and corruption have a huge impact on financial systems worldwide and must also be ...

Honor-Based Violence Policing and Prevention

Honor-Based Violence: Policing and Prevention

1st Edition

By Karl Anton Roberts, Gerry Campbell, Glen Lloyd
December 10, 2019

Honor-based violence (HBV) is a crime committed to protect or defend the honor of a family and/or a community. It is usually triggered by the victim’s behavior, which the family and/or community regards as causing offense or dishonor. HBV has existed for thousands of years but has only very ...

Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown The Fall of the Professional-Reform Model of Policing

Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown: The Fall of the Professional-Reform Model of Policing

1st Edition

By James Lasley
December 10, 2019

Once considered among the most respected police departments in the world, the LAPD suffered a devastating fall from grace following the 1991 police officer beating of Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots stemming from the officers’ acquittal in 1992. Unique to the literature of policing, ...

Police Corruption Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining Integrity

Police Corruption: Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining Integrity

1st Edition

By Tim Prenzler
December 10, 2019

While many police officers undertake their work conforming to the highest ethical standards, the fact remains that unethical police conduct continues to be a recurring problem around the world. With examples from a range of jurisdictions, Police Corruption: Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining ...

Police Integrity Management in Australia Global Lessons for Combating Police Misconduct

Police Integrity Management in Australia: Global Lessons for Combating Police Misconduct

1st Edition

By Louise Porter, Tim Prenzler
December 10, 2019

In the past two decades, Australia has been the site of major police misconduct scandals and inquiries, leading to reform initiatives at the cutting edge of police integrity management practices. Presenting interviews with key informants and an analysis of key documents, Police Integrity Management...

Police Investigative Interviews and Interpreting Context, Challenges, and Strategies

Police Investigative Interviews and Interpreting: Context, Challenges, and Strategies

1st Edition

By Sedat Mulayim, Miranda Lai, Caroline Norma
December 10, 2019

Police interviews with suspects and witnesses provide some of the most significant evidence in criminal investigations. Frequently challenging, they require special training and skills. This interaction process is further complicated when the suspect or witness does not speak the same language as ...

Police Performance Appraisals A Comparative Perspective

Police Performance Appraisals: A Comparative Perspective

1st Edition

By Serdar Kenan Gul, Paul O'Connell
December 10, 2019

Police performance appraisal is one of the most important components of law enforcement management—affecting the quality of the services a department delivers as well as the satisfaction of its employees. Therefore, it is crucial that the performance appraisal process is conducted in an effective ...

Policing Organized Crime Intelligence Strategy Implementation

Policing Organized Crime: Intelligence Strategy Implementation

1st Edition

By Petter Gottschalk
December 10, 2019

When criminal activity is as straightforward as a child’s game of cops and robbers, the role of the police is obvious, but today’s bad guys don’t always wear black. In fact, the most difficult criminals to cope with are those who straddle the gray divide between licit and illicit activity. Many of ...

Policing Terrorism Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

1st Edition

By David Lowe
December 10, 2019

Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the ...

Policing White-Collar Crime Characteristics of White-Collar Criminals

Policing White-Collar Crime: Characteristics of White-Collar Criminals

1st Edition

By Petter Gottschalk
December 10, 2019

Combating white-collar crime is a challenge as these criminals are found among the most powerful members of society, including politicians, business executives, and government officials. While there are many approaches to understanding this topic, Policing White-Collar Crime: Characteristics of ...

Policing in Hong Kong History and Reform

Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform

1st Edition

By Kam C. Wong
December 10, 2019

The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the ...

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