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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 199 new and published books in the subject of Police — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Police Administration

    8th Edition

    By Gary W. Cordner

    This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Interviewing and Interrogation for Law Enforcement

    2nd Edition

    By John E. Hess

    Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders focuses on a 2012-2013...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Policing in America

    8th Edition

    By Larry K. Gaines, Victor E. Kappeler

    Offering a balanced approach to problem-solving issues in a complex and changing world, this book focuses specifically on the subject of problem solving in policing. Featured selections include chapters on domestic security, disorderly youth, auto theft, prostitution, gang delinquency and crime in...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 9th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Today’s law enforcement officers, who are required to be highly knowledgeable about the law, will find this guide to be a valuable tool, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial identification...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Criminal Investigation

    A Method for Reconstructing the Past, 7th Edition

    By James W. Osterburg, Richard H. Ward

    This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime) based on three major sources of information — people, physical evidence and records. More than a simplistic introductory text, yet written in an easy-to-read,...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Police Photography

    7th Edition

    By Larry S. Miller, Norman Marin

    Quality photographs of evidence can communicate details about crime scenes that otherwise may go unnoticed, making skilled forensic photographers invaluable assets to modern police departments. For those seeking a current and concise guide to the skills necessary in forensic photography, Police...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Death Investigation

    An Introduction to Forensic Pathology for the Nonscientist

    By Ann Bucholtz

    This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to technology-assisted crime and the basics of investigating such crime, from the criminal justice perspective. It presents clear, concise explanations for students and professionals, who need not be technically proficient to find the material...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Effective Police Supervision

    7th Edition

    By Harry W. More PhD, Larry S. Miller PhD

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case...

    Published September 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Effective Police Supervision Study Guide

    7th Edition

    By Larry S. Miller, Michael C. Braswell

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics necessary to understand the fundamentals of police...

    Published September 13th 2014 by Routledge