Law: Policing & Police Law

  • 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

    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

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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

  • Tactical Crime Analysis

    Research and Investigation

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Sean Bair, Dan Helms

    Research has shown that the majority of crimes are committed by persistent or serial offenders, with as little as seven percent of offenders accounting for approximately 60 percent of all crimes. By focusing police efforts on these prolific offenders and learning to identify, analyze, and resolve…

    Hardback – 2009-08-19
    CRC Press

  • Community Policing and Peacekeeping

    Edited by Peter Grabosky

    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…

    Hardback – 2009-06-25
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Police Corruption

    Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining Integrity

    By Tim Prenzler

    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…

    Hardback – 2009-03-27
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

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