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New and Published Books

  1. Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 10th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police, 10th edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial identification procedures,...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Police Culture

    2nd Edition

    By John P. Crank

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture—including its tragedies and celebrations—and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Community Policing

    A Contemporary Perspective, 7th Edition

    By Victor E. Kappeler, Larry K. Gaines

    Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind, Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Controversies in Policing

    By Quint Thurman, Andrew Giacomazzi

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána

    By Vicky Conway

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Policing Cities

    Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

    Edited by Randy K Lippert, Kevin Walby

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Criminal Justice

    3rd Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economic Development, Crime, and Policing

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Frederic Lemieux, Garth den Heyer, Dilip K. Das

    The 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium was held in August 2012 at the United Nations Plaza in New York. Chaired by Dr. Garth den Heyer, the symposium focused on the links between economic development, armed violence, and public safety. Drawn from these proceedings,...

    Published December 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Combating Human Trafficking

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Michael J. Palmiotto

    A centuries-old crime, human trafficking occurs not only in undeveloped countries, but also in some surprising locations. Right here in the United States, individuals are recruited, transported, and held by unlawful means—either through deception or under threat of violence. Approaching the topic...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press