• Intelligent Video Surveillance: Systems and Technology book cover

    Intelligent Video Surveillance

    Systems and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yunqian Ma, Gang Qian

    From the streets of London to subway stations in New York City, hundreds of thousands of surveillance cameras ubiquitously collect hundreds of thousands of videos, often running 24/7. How can such vast volumes of video data be stored, analyzed, indexed, and searched? How can advanced video…

    Hardback – 2009-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Radiation Threats and Your Safety: A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community book cover

    Radiation Threats and Your Safety

    A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community, 1st Edition

    By Armin Ansari

    While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public’s mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we equip ourselves with accurate information and practical…

    Hardback – 2009-10-23
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Elements of Private Investigation: An Introduction to the Law, Techniques, and Procedures book cover

    The Elements of Private Investigation

    An Introduction to the Law, Techniques, and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Manley

    In today’s increasingly litigious society, the threat of a private investigator (PI) being hit with a civil lawsuit or even criminal charges is very real. Keeping up with the multitude of laws that impact what investigators can and can’t do—can be daunting—but could prove very costly if ignored.…

    Hardback – 2009-10-19
    CRC Press

  • Airport and Aviation Security: U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Age of Global Terrorism book cover

    Airport and Aviation Security

    U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Age of Global Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Bartholomew Elias

    The response of the U.S. federal government to the events of September 11, 2001 has reflected the challenge of striking a balance between implementing security measures to deter terrorist attacks while at the same time limiting disruption to air commerce. Airport and Aviation Security: U.S. Policy…

    Hardback – 2009-09-14
    Auerbach Publications

  • Dealing with Failed States: Crossing Analytic Boundaries book cover

    Dealing with Failed States

    Crossing Analytic Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harvey Starr

    With the ever-increasing interdependence across individuals, groups, international organizations, and nation-states an increasingly significant policy concern in the contemporary turbulent world of globalization is the question of state failure. There has been a growing academic interest in the…

    Hardback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge

  • Communicating Emergency Preparedness: Strategies for Creating a Disaster Resilient Public book cover

    Communicating Emergency Preparedness

    Strategies for Creating a Disaster Resilient Public, 1st Edition

    By Damon P. Coppola, Erin K. Maloney

    Recent events worldwide have made disaster preparedness and disaster communication to the public a crucial concern. September 11th, the Indian Ocean tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and other mega-disasters have highlighted not only a woeful lack of community awareness of vulnerability but also the…

    Hardback – 2009-05-26
    Auerbach Publications

  • Medical Disaster Response: A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events book cover

    Medical Disaster Response

    A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Goldschmitt, Robert Bonvino

    While the job of a clinician in a disaster scenario is to save lives without regard for the cause or rationale for the injury, medical and emergency professionals who understand the diverse aspects of a disaster are better equipped to respond effectively. Giving emergency personnel the tools they…

    Hardback – 2009-05-22
    CRC Press

  • Jihadists and Weapons of Mass Destruction book cover

    Jihadists and Weapons of Mass Destruction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Ackerman, Jeremy Tamsett

    Explores the Nexus Formed When Malevolent Actors Access Malignant Means Written for professionals, academics, and policymakers working at the forefront of counterterrorism efforts, Jihadists and Weapons of Mass Destruction is an authoritative and comprehensive work addressing the threat of weapons…

    Hardback – 2009-02-03
    CRC Press

  • Urban Crime Prevention, Surveillance, and Restorative Justice: Effects of Social Technologies book cover

    Urban Crime Prevention, Surveillance, and Restorative Justice

    Effects of Social Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Knepper, Jonathan Doak, Joanna Shapland

    Crime prevention, surveillance, and restorative justice have transformed the response to crime in recent years. Each has had a significant impact on policy, introducing new concepts and reassessing traditional aims and priorities. While such efforts attract a great deal of criminological interest,…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Aviation and Airport Security: Terrorism and Safety Concerns, Second Edition book cover

    Aviation and Airport Security

    Terrorism and Safety Concerns, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Sweet

    The Definitive Handbook on Terrorist Threats to Commercial Airline and Airport Security Considered the definitive handbook on the terrorist threat to commercial airline and airport security, USAF Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen Sweet’s seminal resource is now updated to include an analysis of modern…

    Hardback – 2008-12-23
    CRC Press

  • Business Resumption Planning book cover

    Business Resumption Planning

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Leo A. Wrobel

    Offering hundreds of tips, templates, checklists, and pointers to information in the public domain, Business Resumption Planning, Second Edition assists you in creating a rock solid recovery plan for any size organization. It provides the information you need in order to coordinate first responders…

    Hardback – 2008-11-18
    Auerbach Publications

  • Global Warming, Natural Hazards, and Emergency Management book cover

    Global Warming, Natural Hazards, and Emergency Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Haddow, Jane A. Bullock, Kim Haddow

    Scientists predict the earth is facing 40-to-60 years of climate change, even if emissions of carbon dioxide and other global warming gases stopped today. One inevitable consequence of the greenhouse gases already in the atmosphere will be an increase in the frequency and severity of natural…

    Paperback – 2008-10-20
    CRC Press

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