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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Introduction to Gangs in America

    By Ronald M. Holmes, Richard Tewksbury, George Higgins

    Gangs have long been a social and criminal threat to society. Introduction to Gangs in America explains how gangs are addressed as a criminal justice and public policy problem, providing a student-friendly, easily accessible, concise overview of the role, place, structure, and activities of gangs...

    Published December 1st 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Second Edition

    By Thomas Strentz

    While there are many books on crisis negotiation, most of the current literature focuses on the history and mechanics of this dynamic process, leaving out critical elements that are required for a successful encounter with a hostage-taker or other malfeasant. Psychological Aspects of Crisis...

    Published November 30th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Reasoning Criminologist

    Essays in Honour of Ronald V. Clarke

    Edited by Nick Tilley, Graham Farrell

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book is a tribute to the work of criminologist Professor Ronald V. Clarke, in view of his enormous and enduring contribution to criminology and crime science. Clarke is best known for his development of the theory and application of situational crime prevention, although he also played a major...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Criminal Evidence

    11th Edition

    By Jefferson L. Ingram

    In addition to covering the basics of collecting, preserving and presenting evidence, this revision presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel. Highlights include: chapter outlines, lists of key terms and concepts for each chapter, a...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Police Reform in China

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China...

    Published October 10th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Introduction to Criminal Investigation

    Edited by Michael Birzer, Cliff Roberson

    The manner in which criminal investigators are trained is neither uniform nor consistent, ranging from sophisticated training protocols in some departments to on-the-job experience alongside senior investigators in others. Ideal for students taking a first course in the subject as well as...

    Published September 25th 2011 by CRC Press