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  1. Urbanization, Policing, and Security

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Gary Cordner, Dilip K. Das, AnnMarie Cordner

    In terms of raw numbers, the amount of world urban dwellers have increased four-fold, skyrocketing from 740 million in 1950 to almost 3.3 billion in 2007. This ongoing urbanization will continue to create major security challenges in most countries. Based on contributions from academics and...

    Published December 16th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Police Leadership in a Democracy

    Conversations with America's Police Chiefs

    By James Isenberg

    Series: Modern Police Administration

    Every day the media floods the airwaves with their often-contradictory version of the role and behavior of the police force. Based on this, you might think that police officers either brutally enforce their own interpretation of the nation’s laws or use all the modern tools available to carefully...

    Published August 21st 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Tactical Crime Analysis

    Research and Investigation

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Sean Bair, Dan Helms

    Research has shown that the majority of crimes are committed by persistent or serial offenders, with as little as seven percent of offenders accounting for approximately 60 percent of all crimes. By focusing police efforts on these prolific offenders and learning to identify, analyze, and resolve...

    Published August 19th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Community Policing and Peacekeeping

    Edited by Peter Grabosky

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    In modern industrial societies, the demand for policing services frequently exceeds the current and foreseeable availability of public policing resources. Conversely, developing nations often suffer from an inability to provide a basic level of security for their citizens. Community Policing and...

    Published June 25th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Community Policing

    International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Dominique Wisler, Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    Community-oriented policing (COP) is the ideology and policy model espoused in the mission statements of nearly all policing forces throughout the world. However, the COP philosophy is interpreted differently by different countries and police forces, resulting in practices that may in fact run far...

    Published June 10th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Police Corruption

    Exploring Police Deviance and Crime

    By Maurice Punch

    Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that corruption is not one thing but covers many deviant and criminal practices in policing which also shift over time. It rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards', meaning not individual but institutional failure. For...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  7. The Violence of Incarceration

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. International Developments in Investigative Interviewing

    Edited by Tom Williamson, Becky Milne, Stephen Savage

    This book examines international developments in investigative interviewing. It analyses the cases and other factors leading to the paradigm shift in a number of countries, it considers issues that are of current interest to practitioners and academics including the continuing calls for the use of...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Willan

  9. Police Corruption

    Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining Integrity

    By Tim Prenzler

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    While many police officers undertake their work conforming to the highest ethical standards, the fact remains that unethical police conduct continues to be a recurring problem around the world. With examples from a range of jurisdictions, Police Corruption: Preventing Misconduct and Maintaining...

    Published March 27th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Criminal Investigation

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice

    By Peter Stelfox

    Criminal investigation has a high profile in the media, and has attracted widespread interest. Within the police it has been a rapidly developing field. Important scientific and technological developments have had a considerable impact on practice, and significant steps have been taken in the...

    Published March 1st 2009 by Willan