Law: Crime Prevention

  • Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust book cover

    Police Reserves and Volunteers

    Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust, 1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Albrecht

    Reductions in police department funding have raised the importance of volunteers in enhancing organizational performance, improving community trust and confidence, and at times accomplishing basic tasks to maintain public safety and security. During a period when police administrators are asked to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management book cover

    Workplace Violence

    Issues in Threat Management, 1st Edition

    By Christina M. Holbrook, David E. Bixler, Eugene A. Rugala, Carri Casteel

    Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have…

    Paperback – 2020-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offerings generated over the past five years and (2) to provide chapters on important new substantive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Enterprise Investigation book cover

    Criminal Enterprise Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Trier

    Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Confidential Informant: Law Enforcement's Most Valuable Tool book cover

    Confidential Informant

    Law Enforcement's Most Valuable Tool, 1st Edition

    By John Madinger

    He baffled and eluded law enforcement officers for nearly two decades. In the end, however, it wasn't the painstaking forensic analysis of hundreds of pieces of crime scene evidence that led to the capture of the Unabomber-but the lucky tip of an informant. Truth of the matter is, for all their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives book cover

    Effective Crime Reduction Strategies

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Dilip K. Das

    The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES, www.ipes.info) coordinates annual international conferences to evaluate critical issues in policing and recommend practical solutions to law enforcement executives deployed across the globe. Drawn from the 2005 proceedings hosted by the Czech…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Global Trafficking in Women and Children book cover

    Global Trafficking in Women and Children

    1st Edition

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

    War, poverty, and famine; political, social, and economic change; and the deep seated views and rituals rooted in a culture’s history and traditions all contribute to the widespread and growing trafficking of women and children.  The multilayered complexity, myriad contributing factors, enormous…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival book cover

    Kidnapping and Abduction

    Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival, 1st Edition

    By Brian John Heard

    Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Investigations in the Workplace book cover

    Investigations in the Workplace

    2nd Edition

    By Eugene F. Ferraro

    The process of investigation is dynamic and fluid. The approach must be reasonable and the investigator flexible. However, in order to be successful, every investigation must have a meaningful purpose and be executed ethically and lawfully.Inevitably, employers must invest time, money, and patience…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Police Use of Force: Important Issues Facing the Police and the Communities They Serve book cover

    Police Use of Force

    Important Issues Facing the Police and the Communities They Serve, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Palmiotto

    Police use of force has been a major concern for police departments and citizens in the United States since the 1840s, when police first started carrying guns. Starting with a historical introduction, Police Use of Force presents readers with critical and timely issues facing police and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Trends in Legal Advocacy: Interviews with Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Lawyers Across the Globe, Volume One book cover

    Trends in Legal Advocacy

    Interviews with Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Lawyers Across the Globe, Volume One, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Dilip K. Das

    A new installment of the series of Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons, this book expands upon the criminal justice coverage of earlier volumes, offering the voices of 14 lawyers from 13 diverse locales, including countries in Africa, North America, South America, Europe…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Police and Society in Brazil book cover

    Police and Society in Brazil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vicente Riccio, Wesley G. Skogan

    In Brazil, where crime is closely associated with social inequality and failure of the criminal justice system, the police are considered by most to be corrupt, inefficient, and violent, especially when occupying poor areas, and they lack the widespread legitimacy enjoyed by police forces in many…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

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