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New and Published Books

  1. Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations

    A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

    By Dennis G. Fitzgerald

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

    Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

    Edited by Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The New York City Police Department

    The Impact of Its Policies and Practices

    Edited by John A. Eterno

    Studying the flagship New York City Police Department is critical to understanding policing and democratic society. An examination of the department by experts who have been studying it for years, The New York City Police Department: The Impact of Its Policies and Practices provides a frank and...

    Published October 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Team

    By Bradley Richard Graham

    Child abuse cases are unique in that they involve seldomly witnessed acts. A nonverbal victim and a silent perpetrator will often lead to a stalling of the investigation and the judicial process. Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Team is a practical guide for law...

    Published August 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Policing, Ethics and Professional Standards

    Edited by Allyson MacVean, Peter Spindler

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Low confidence in the police and the increasing crime rates during the 1990s led to a series of government initiatives directed at changing both the structure and management of the police service. In 2006 in an attempt to define what a principled police service should resemble, the Home Office...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room. The...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Cop Culture

    Why Good Cops Go Bad

    By L. Scott Silverii, PhD

    Sworn to protect and serve, police officers who stray into deviant behavior may become a citizen’s worst nightmare. A thoughtful examination of the formal and informal process of becoming blue, Cop Culture: Why Good Cops Go Bad is a unique combination of academic research based on Chief Scott...

    Published February 7th 2014 by CRC Press