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  1. 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 February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Crime Numbers Game

    Management by Manipulation

    By John A. Eterno, Eli B. Silverman

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    In the mid-1990s, the NYPD created a performance management strategy known as Compstat. It consisted of computerized data, crime analysis, and advanced crime mapping coupled with middle management accountability and crime strategy meetings with high-ranking decision makers. While initially credited...

    Published January 30th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. A Street Survival Guide for Public Safety Officers

    The Cop Doc's Strategies for Surviving Trauma, Loss, and Terrorism

    By Daniel Rudofossi

    An expansion of Dr. Rudofossi's theory of Police and Public Safety Complex Trauma, this text integrates other models of trauma and loss into a one-of-a-kind intervention model. It offers insider perspectives from police psychologists, police managers, and clinicians describing what police personnel...

    Published January 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Security Games

    Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events

    Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin Haggerty

    Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events addresses the impact of mega-events – such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup – on wider practices of security and surveillance. "Mega-Events" pose peculiar and extensive security challenges. The overwhelming imperative is that "...

    Published December 31st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Gang Injunctions and Abatement

    Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes

    By Matthew D. O'Deane

    As gang violence continues to rise across the country and the world, police departments, prosecutors, and community members are seeking new methods to reduce the spread of gang-related criminal activity. Civil gang injunctions have become a growing feature of crime control programs in several...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. A History of Police and Masculinities, 1700–2010

    Edited by David G. Barrie, Susan Broomhall

    This unique collection brings together leading international scholars to explore how ideologies about masculinities have shaped police culture, policy and institutional organization from the eighteenth century to the present day. It addresses an under-researched area of historical inquiry,...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Money Laundering

    A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition

    By John Madinger

    Many changes have occurred in the twenty-five years that have passed since the enactment of the Money Laundering Control Act of 1986. The law has been amended, new underlying crimes have been added, and court decisions have modified its scope. The Act remains an important tool in combating criminal...

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Police Reform from the Bottom Up

    Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change

    Edited by Monique Marks, David Sklansky

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Policing and Justice

    Exploring Alternatives to Law Enforcement

    Edited by Luis Fernandez, Laura Huey

    It has become somewhat axiomatic to refer to the police as the ‘gatekeepers’ of the criminal justice system and thus as a mechanism for the provision of justice. And yet, when we conceptualize the police in this way, what is often taken for granted is the exact nature of that role and its larger...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Sexual Predators Amongst Us

    By Ronald A. Rufo

    It is imperative that educators, parents, and potential victims be aware of sexual predators, the danger they pose in our society, and the resources available to help prevent this growing epidemic. Written from a police perspective, Sexual Predators Amongst Us examines the problem of sexual...

    Published December 6th 2011 by CRC Press