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  • Introduction to Policing Research

    Taking Lessons from Practice

    Edited by Mark Brunger, Stephen Tong, Denise Martin

    The expansion of degrees and postgraduate qualifications on policing has come hand in hand with the need for a more scholarly and research-based approach to the subject. Students are increasingly encouraged to apply research to practice and this book is specifically designed to bring clarity to the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 

  • The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs

    Edited by Dale L. June, Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane

    The problem of gangs and gang subculture is a growing threat to the stability of neighborhoods and entire communities. During the past two decades, gang members have increasingly migrated from large urban centers to suburban areas and other countries. This book addresses the intricacies and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Stop and Search

    Police Power in Global Context

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Accountability of Policing

    Edited by Stuart Lister, Michael Rowe

    Accountability of Policing provides a contemporary and wide-ranging examination of the accountability and governance of ‘police’ and ‘policing’. Debates about ‘who guards the guards’ are among the oldest and most protracted in the history of democracy, but over the last decade we have witnessed…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Collective Violence, Democracy and Protest Policing

    By David R Mansley

    In this book David Mansley argues that the frequency with which violence intrudes on to the streets is related to both how society is governed and how it is policed. With the help of an innovative methodology, he quantifies and tests three variables – collective violence, democracy and protest…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

    Edited by Perry Stanislas

    Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Detective's Handbook

    Edited by John A. Eterno, Cliff Roberson

    The Detective’s Handbook details the vital information law enforcement officers need to know to become better detectives. Since all essential aspects of detective work cannot be covered in a single volume, the editors have selected 20 of the most critical issues detectives face in their day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2015-06-01
    CRC Press

  • The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-06
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Policing Major Events

    Perspectives from Around the World

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Crime Linkage

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Crime Science Series

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