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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 212 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. Narco-Cults

    Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars

    By Tony M. Kail

    Those who know about how spirituality plays into the world of drug smuggling have likely heard of Santa Muerte, Jesus Malverde, and Santería, but the details of the more obscure African religions and Latin American folk saints and cults often remain a mystery. While the vast majority of these...

    Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Children of Prisoners

    Edited by Anna Eriksson, Catherine Flynn

    Children of Prisoners will focus on a much-overlooked criminological issue: children whose parents are incarcerated. The papers are drawn from a range of disciplines and comprise a combination of research findings and practice reflections, addressing complementary areas and topics including: care...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Federation Press

  3. Society and the Policeman's Role

    By Maureen E. Cain

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the...

    Published March 6th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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