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New and Published Books

  1. The Terrorists of Iraq

    Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm W. Nance

    The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition is a highly detailed and exhaustive history and analysis of terror groups that both formed the Iraq insurgency and led to the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It places heavy...

    Published December 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Soft Target Hardening

    Protecting People from Attack

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    Terrorist attacks occur daily and are increasingly being aimed at civilian populations around the world. Battlefield lines have been redrawn to include churches, schools, hospitals, and malls. This breach of moral boundary is shocking and invokes fear—two primary goals of terrorism. Although there...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Homeland Security and Private Sector Business

    Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure Protection, Second Edition

    By Elsa Lee

    Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as...

    Published December 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Kidnapping and Abduction

    Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

    By Brian John Heard

    Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Cybervetting

    Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, Second Edition

    By Edward J. Appel

    Researching an individual’s, firm’s or brand’s online presence has become standard practice for many employers, investigators, and intelligence officers, including law enforcement. Countless companies and organizations are implementing their own policies, procedures, and practices for...

    Published November 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Transnational Security

    By Marie-Helen Maras

    Globalization and the easy movement of people, weapons, and toxins across borders has transformed security into a transnational phenomenon. Preventing transnational security threats has proven to be a very difficult challenge for governments and institutions around the world. Transnational Security...

    Published October 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Series: Crime Science Series

    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...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Breaking Al-Qaeda

    Psychological and Operational Techniques, Second Edition

    By Elena Mastors

    Breaking Al-Qaeda: Psychological and Operational Techniques, Second Edition explores the background and history of al-Qaeda, covers recent developments, and explains how, why, and where the al-Qaeda network is expanding. The author examines the current state of the terrorist network and describes...

    Published May 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Risk Management of Less Lethal Options

    Evaluation, Deployment, Aftermath, and Forensics

    By R.T. Wyant, Thomas Burns

    Force used to quell out-of-control demonstrations or detain unruly individuals can result in litigation and bad press for law enforcement agencies. Injury or loss of life can best be avoided if agencies have accurate knowledge and proper training in less lethal options. Risk Management of Less...

    Published April 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge