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  • Racial Profiling

    They Stopped Me Because I'm ------------!, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Birzer

    Many racial minority communities claim profiling occurs frequently in their neighborhoods. Police authorities, for the most part, deny that they engage in racially biased police tactics. A handful of books have been published on the topic, but they tend to offer only anecdotal reports offering…

    Hardback – 2012-11-14
    CRC Press

  • Protection, Security, and Safeguards

    Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dale L. June

    Much has changed on the security landscape since the last edition of this book was published in 2000. Today’s security personnel face greater demands than ever before and are expected to be more highly trained and educated. Updated to reflect the heightened security climate of the current age,…

    Hardback – 2012-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Police Performance Appraisals

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Serdar Kenan Gul, Paul O'Connell

    Police performance appraisal is one of the most important components of law enforcement management—affecting the quality of the services a department delivers as well as the satisfaction of its employees. Therefore, it is crucial that the performance appraisal process is conducted in an effective…

    Hardback – 2012-09-24
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Investigating Missing Children Cases

    A Guide for First Responders and Investigators, 1st Edition

    By Donald F. Sprague

    Time is an abducted child’s worst enemy. Seventy-four percent of abducted children who are murdered are killed within three hours of their abduction. It takes, on the average, two hours for a parent to report a child missing. This gives responders only one hour to get an investigation up and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Policing in an Age of Austerity

    A postcolonial perspective, 1st Edition

    By Graham Ellison, Mike Brogden

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with…

    Paperback – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2012-08-08
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Pre-Employment Background Investigations for Public Safety Professionals

    1st Edition

    By Frank A. Colaprete

    ***Author Radio Interview Join Dr. Frank A. Colaprete for an upcoming interview on the Privacy Piracy show on KUCI 88.9FM. Click here on September 2nd, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. PST to listen in. Pre-employment investigations have been the subject of intense review and debate since 9/11 made the vetting…

    Hardback – 2012-05-10
    CRC Press

  • Police Integrity Management in Australia

    Global Lessons for Combating Police Misconduct, 1st Edition

    By Louise Porter, Tim Prenzler

    In the past two decades, Australia has been the site of major police misconduct scandals and inquiries, leading to reform initiatives at the cutting edge of police integrity management practices. Presenting interviews with key informants and an analysis of key documents, Police Integrity Management…

    Hardback – 2012-04-06
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Policing, Surveillance and Social Control

    1st Edition

    By Tim Newburn, Stephanie Hayman

    This book reports the result of research carried out in a busy London police station on the role and impact of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in the management and surveillance of suspects - the most thorough example of the use of CCTV by the police in the world. It focuses on the use of CCTV in…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Crime Numbers Game

    Management by Manipulation, 1st Edition

    By John A. Eterno, Eli B. Silverman

    In the mid-1990s, the NYPD created a performance management strategy known as Compstat. It consisted of computerized data, crime analysis, and advanced crime mapping coupled with middle management accountability and crime strategy meetings with high-ranking decision makers. While initially credited…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • A Street Survival Guide for Public Safety Officers

    The Cop Doc's Strategies for Surviving Trauma, Loss, and Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rudofossi

    An expansion of Dr. Rudofossi's theory of Police and Public Safety Complex Trauma, this text integrates other models of trauma and loss into a one-of-a-kind intervention model. It offers insider perspectives from police psychologists, police managers, and clinicians describing what police personnel…

    Paperback – 2012-01-25
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Policing and Justice

    Exploring Alternatives to Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis Fernandez, Laura Huey

    It has become somewhat axiomatic to refer to the police as the ‘gatekeepers’ of the criminal justice system and thus as a mechanism for the provision of justice. And yet, when we conceptualize the police in this way, what is often taken for granted is the exact nature of that role and its larger…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

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