• Criminal Abuse of Women and Children: An International Perspective book cover

    Criminal Abuse of Women and Children

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Obi N.I. Ebbe, Dilip K. Das

    The abuse of women and children transcends geographical boundaries as well as economic, cultural, religious, political, and social divisions. Comprised of the work of more than 20 academics and practitioners from around the world, Criminal Abuse of Women and Children documents the atrocities that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Civilian Oversight of Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement book cover

    Civilian Oversight of Police

    Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Prenzler, Garth den Heyer

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and Reasoning for Successful Investigations book cover

    Logical Investigative Methods

    Critical Thinking and Reasoning for Successful Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Girod

    All too often, professional investigations fail because those involved jump to conclusions and draw faulty premises that leave the trail cold. Correct conclusions are not the result of guessing, but by applying efficient thought processes. Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Economic Development, Crime, and Policing: Global Perspectives book cover

    Economic Development, Crime, and Policing

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frederic Lemieux, Garth den Heyer, Dilip K. Das

    The 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium was held in August 2012 at the United Nations Plaza in New York. Chaired by Dr. Garth den Heyer, the symposium focused on the links between economic development, armed violence, and public safety. Drawn from these proceedings,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Examining Political Violence: Studies of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Internal War book cover

    Examining Political Violence

    Studies of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Internal War, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lowe, Austin Turk, Dilip K. Das

    Security is undermined worldwide from political dissident activity and acts of terrorism targeted at innocent victims with no relation to the offenders. This political violence and terrorism plagues all continents and does not originate solely from jihadist groups. With a view towards developing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Investigative Interviewing: Psychology, Method and Practice book cover

    Investigative Interviewing

    Psychology, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Eugene F. Ferraro

    There are few skills more important to the modern fact finder than the ability to obtain information through effective interviewing. While most interviewing books are intended for law enforcement, they often present harsh and accusatory techniques that can be counterproductive in private sector…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

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

    Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown

    The Fall of the Professional-Reform Model of Policing, 1st Edition

    By James Lasley

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Honor-Based Violence: Policing and Prevention book cover

    Honor-Based Violence

    Policing and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karl Anton Roberts, Gerry Campbell, Glen Lloyd

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Foundations of Psychological Profiling: Terrorism, Espionage, and Deception book cover

    Foundations of Psychological Profiling

    Terrorism, Espionage, and Deception, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bloom

    Profiling is a hot topic today. The post-9/11 "War on Terrorism" has engendered political, ethical, and scientific controversy over its use. The proliferation of recent films, television programs, and books is a sociocultural indicator of widespread interest. Designed for a diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Crime Linkage: Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    Crime Linkage

    Theory, Research, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Criminal Investigation of Sex Trafficking in America book cover

    Criminal Investigation of Sex Trafficking in America

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Territo, Nataliya Glover

    Human trafficking is the third largest business for organized crime worldwide, next to illegal weapons trading and drugs. Written by well-respected criminal justice scholars, this book examines the criminal investigation of sex trafficking. Providing a multidisciplinary exploration of this topic,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Kidnap for Ransom: Resolving the Unthinkable book cover

    Kidnap for Ransom

    Resolving the Unthinkable, 1st Edition

    By Richard P. Wright

    The enormous sums paid for the release of hostages coupled with law enforcement’s inability to stem the tide has made kidnapping for ransom a worldwide plague. The increasing rate of reported incidents from every corner of the globe suggests this plague is growing. Kidnap for Ransom: Resolving the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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