Law: Policing & Police Law

  • Money Laundering: A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition book cover

    Money Laundering

    A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition

    By John Madinger

    Many changes have occurred in the twenty-five years that have passed since the enactment of the Money Laundering Control Act of 1986. The law has been amended, new underlying crimes have been added, and court decisions have modified its scope. The Act remains an important tool in combating criminal…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
    CRC Press

  • Police Reform from the Bottom Up: Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change book cover

    Police Reform from the Bottom Up

    Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change

    Edited by Monique Marks, David Sklansky

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Police Practice and Research

  • Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities book cover

    Human Trafficking

    Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities

    Edited by John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, Philip Reichel

    Human trafficking is a crime that undermines fundamental human rights and a broader sense of global order. It is an atrocity that transcends borders—with some regions known as exporters of trafficking victims and others recognized as destination countries. Edited by three global experts and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-05
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Gangs in America book cover

    Introduction to Gangs in America

    By Ronald M. Holmes, Richard Tewksbury, George Higgins

    Gangs have long been a social and criminal threat to society. Introduction to Gangs in America explains how gangs are addressed as a criminal justice and public policy problem, providing a student-friendly, easily accessible, concise overview of the role, place, structure, and activities of gangs…

    Hardback – 2011-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Second Edition book cover

    Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Second Edition

    By Thomas Strentz

    While there are many books on crisis negotiation, most of the current literature focuses on the history and mechanics of this dynamic process, leaving out critical elements that are required for a successful encounter with a hostage-taker or other malfeasant. Psychological Aspects of Crisis…

    Hardback – 2011-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Police and Military Dogs: Criminal Detection, Forensic Evidence, and Judicial Admissibility book cover

    Police and Military Dogs

    Criminal Detection, Forensic Evidence, and Judicial Admissibility

    By John Ensminger

    It is essential that those in the criminal justice system understand the tasks that police dogs perform and the evidence that their work produces. Police and Military Dogs: Criminal Detection, Forensic Evidence, and Judicial Admissibility examines the use of police and military dogs for a wide…

    Hardback – 2011-10-10
    CRC Press

  • The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders book cover

    The Future of Policing

    A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders

    By Joseph A. Schafer, Michael E. Buerger, Richard W. Myers, Carl J. Jensen III, Bernard H. Levin

    As communities continue to undergo rapid demographic shifts that modify their composition, culture, and collective values, police departments serving those communities must evolve accordingly in order to remain effective. The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders…

    Paperback – 2011-08-08
    CRC Press
    Modern Police Administration

  • Mission-Based Policing book cover

    Mission-Based Policing

    By John P. Crank, Dawn M. Irlbeck, Rebecca K. Murray, Mark Sundermeier

    The research revolution in police work has uncovered a multitude of data, but this contemporary knowledge has done very little to change the way things are done in most police departments across the U.S., where the prevalent form of policing is based on the traditional model of district assignments…

    Paperback – 2011-08-01
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Practical Methods for Legal Investigations: Concepts and Protocols in Civil and Criminal Cases book cover

    Practical Methods for Legal Investigations

    Concepts and Protocols in Civil and Criminal Cases

    By Dean A. Beers, CLI

    Legal investigators are responsible for providing factual evidence – as the fact finders, they are the foundation for the attorneys they work with daily. The attorney is responsible for forming and implementing the legal strategy and presenting it to the judge or jury. The legal investigator…

    Hardback – 2011-02-09
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics: A Survival Guide for Law Enforcement book cover

    Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics

    A Survival Guide for Law Enforcement

    By Chuck Joyner

    Today’s society is becoming increasingly more likely to resist the lawful actions of law enforcement officers. It is critical for officers to have the necessary defensive tactics (DT) skills to successfully overcome resistance in an efficient, safe, and legal manner. The answer to achieving these…

    Hardback – 2010-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Urbanization, Policing, and Security: Global Perspectives book cover

    Urbanization, Policing, and Security

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Gary Cordner, Dilip K. Das, AnnMarie Cordner

    In terms of raw numbers, the amount of world urban dwellers have increased four-fold, skyrocketing from 740 million in 1950 to almost 3.3 billion in 2007. This ongoing urbanization will continue to create major security challenges in most countries. Based on contributions from academics and…

    Hardback – 2009-12-16
    CRC Press
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

  • Police Leadership in a Democracy: Conversations with America's Police Chiefs book cover

    Police Leadership in a Democracy

    Conversations with America's Police Chiefs

    By James Isenberg

    Every day the media floods the airwaves with their often-contradictory version of the role and behavior of the police force. Based on this, you might think that police officers either brutally enforce their own interpretation of the nation’s laws or use all the modern tools available to carefully…

    Paperback – 2009-08-21
    CRC Press
    Modern Police Administration

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