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  1. Police Work

    Principles and Practice

    By Colin Rogers, Rhobert Lewis, Tim John, Tim Read

    This book provides a highly readable account of police work. It builds upon Introduction to Police Work (Rogers and Lewis 2007) to provide a comprehensive, in depth and critical understanding of policing in today's diverse society. Police Work: Principles and Practice meets the need for an...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Willan

  2. Professionalizing Offender Profiling

    Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice

    Edited by Laurence Alison, Lee Rainbow

    Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and continues to attract a high public and media profile. Despite almost three decades of research and developments in the field, the public impression of offender...

    Published April 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Corrections

    A Critical Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Welch

    Corrections: A Critical Approach (3rd edition) confronts mass imprisonment in the United States, a nation boasting the highest incarceration rate in the world. This statistic is all the more troubling considering that its correctional population is overrepresented by the poor, African-Americans,...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Effective Crime Reduction Strategies

    International Perspectives

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Dilip K. Das

    The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES, www.ipes.info) coordinates annual international conferences to evaluate critical issues in policing and recommend practical solutions to law enforcement executives deployed across the globe. Drawn from the 2005 proceedings hosted by the Czech...

    Published February 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics

    A Survival Guide for Law Enforcement

    By Chuck Joyner

    Today’s society is becoming increasingly more likely to resist the lawful actions of law enforcement officers. It is critical for officers to have the necessary defensive tactics (DT) skills to successfully overcome resistance in an efficient, safe, and legal manner. The answer to achieving these...

    Published December 15th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Offender Supervision

    New Directions in Theory, Research and Practice

    Edited by Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Chris Trotter

    This major new book brings together leading researchers in the field in order to describe and analyse internationally significant theoretical and empirical work on offender supervision, and to address the policy and practice implications of this work within and across jurisdictions. Arising out of...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Willan

  8. Handbook of Public Protection

    Edited by Mike Nash, Andy Williams

    Public protection has become an increasingly central theme in the work of the criminal justice agencies in many parts of the world in recent years. Its high public profile and consequent political sensitivity means that growing numbers of criminal justice professionals find their daily work load...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Willan

  9. Transforming Behaviour

    Pro-social Modelling in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Sally Cherry

    Pro-social modelling refers to the process by which the worker acts as a good motivating role model in order to bring out the best in people. The worker engages the client in an empathetic relationship within which they actively reinforce pro-social behaviour and attitudes and discourage...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Willan

  10. Rethinking Violence

    Edited by Vittorio Bufacchi

    Violence is a prevalent and persistent theme in all aspects of human affairs. A comprehensive understanding of violence therefore requires exposure to the research coming out from all the disciplines in the social sciences: their different methodologies, findings and insights. This book promotes...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge