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  • Community Policing and Peacekeeping

    Community Policing and Peacekeeping

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420099737

    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 secu…

  • Community Policing

    Community Policing

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420093582

    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…

  • The New Khaki

    The New Khaki
    av Arvind Verma

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439814024

    In a democratic society, police are expected to be accountable to the people they serve, upholding the rights of citizens and following due process. In India, however, political pressure in the competitive electoral arena forces the police to adopt…

  • Delivering Police Services Effectively

    Delivering Police Services Effectively
    av Garth den Heyer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498742344

    This book addresses the various strategies that are available to police management, such as consolidation, regionalization, and amalgamation of police agencies; new public management (NPM); enhanced performance management; civilianization; and organ…

  • Female Criminals

    Female Criminals
    av Venessa Garcia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466566934

    This book presents the historical, legal, and social aspects of female criminals and their offenses. It focuses mainly on the United States but also discusses female criminality around the world. It explores the treatment and experiences of female c…

  • Police and Society in Brazil

    Police and Society in Brazil

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498769037

    In Brazil, where crime is closely associated with social inequality and failure of the criminal justice system, the police are considered by most to be corrupt, inefficient, and violent, especially when occupying poor areas, and they lack the widesp…

  • Stalking

    Stalking
    av Karl Roberts

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498717380

    This book gives readers a deep knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and causes of stalking and practical insights into effective methods of policing. It describes the characteristics of stalking with reference to case study material an…

  • Islamic Women in Policing

    Islamic Women in Policing
    av Tonita Murray

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439813973

    This descriptive overview chronicles the author's unique experience in working with Islamic and Muslim women in policing. The book fills a void in this area, providing statistics and details wherever possible and identifying issues and problems that…

  • Policing in Israel

    Policing in Israel

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498722568

    Policing in Israelpresents important advances in Israeli police science during the past decade. It demonstrates how empirical research in countries outside the traditional research domains of the United States, Europe, and Australia can provide comp…

  • Honor-Based Violence

    Honor-Based Violence
    av Karl Anton Roberts

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466556652

    Honor-based violence (HBV) is a crime committed to protect or defend the honor of a family and/or a community. It is usually triggered by the victim's behavior, which the family and/or community regards as causing offense or dishonor. HBV has existe…

  • Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

    Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482255317

    Fueled by corruption, fraud, and organized crime, the shadow economy-also known as the informal, black market, illegal, or underground economy-is currently on the rise worldwide. Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy addresses s…

  • Women in Policing around the World

    Women in Policing around the World
    av Venessa Garcia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466566392

    Women in Policing around the World is a historical, legal, political, and social examination of women in policing. The book opens with a comparison of cultural definitions of gender and how this affects women's work in general and policing specifica…

  • Security in Post-Conflict Africa

    Security in Post-Conflict Africa
    av Bruce Baker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138112292

    Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of…

  • Security in Post-Conflict Africa

    Security in Post-Conflict Africa
    av Bruce Baker

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420091939

    Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of…

  • Policing White-Collar Crime

    Policing White-Collar Crime
    av Petter Gottschalk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466591776

    Combating white-collar crime is a challenge as these criminals are found among the most powerful members of society, including politicians, business executives, and government officials. While there are many approaches to understanding this topic, P…

  • The International Trafficking of Human Organs

    The International Trafficking of Human Organs

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439867891

    International illicit trade in human organs is on the increase, fueled by growing demand and unscrupulous traffickers. In order to truly understand the problem of organ trafficking, an analysis should take into account the various perspectives that…

  • Democratic Policing

    Democratic Policing
    av Darren Palmer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466587625

    Based upon original research, this book is a historically informed exploration of current thinking and practices concerning democratic policing. Rather than an exhaustive compendium of developments in any one country, the book encourages an apprecia…

  • Crime Linkage

    Crime Linkage

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466506756

    The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media-CSI, for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law…

  • Police Leadership in the 21st Century

    Police Leadership in the 21st Century
    av Jenny Fleming

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439860342

    Broadening the understanding of police challenges and dilemmas, this text identifies and discusses eight key issues that confront policing today. The book explores the role of the police chief against the background of global neoliberalization, new…

  • Cold Cases

    Cold Cases
    av James M. Adcock

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482221442

    Because the investigation of cold cases is usually an arduous and time-consuming task, most law enforcement agencies in the United States are not able to dedicate the resources necessary to support the cold case investigation process. However, when…

  • Policing and the Mentally Ill

    Policing and the Mentally Ill

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439881163

    In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outc…

  • Policing in Hong Kong

    Policing in Hong Kong
    av Kam C. Wong

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439896433

    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. Pol…

  • Police Reform in The New Democratic South Africa

    Police Reform in The New Democratic South Africa
    av Moses Montesh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439875803

    This reference offers a unique study on the transformation of the South African police system since the country's democratization in the 1990s. The authors review the process of transforming an illegitimate police organization into a legitimate one,…

  • The Crime Numbers Game

    The Crime Numbers Game
    av John A. Eterno

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439810316

    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…

  • Policing Terrorism

    Policing Terrorism
    av David Lowe

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482226836

    Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of…

  • Police Reform in China

    Police Reform in China
    av Kam C. Wong

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138111868

    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 o…

  • Police Reform in China

    Police Reform in China
    av Kam C. Wong

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439819692

    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 o…

  • Security Governance, Policing, and Local Capacity

    Security Governance, Policing, and Local Capacity
    av Jan Froestad

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420090147

    The security governance of South Africa has faced immense challenges amid post-apartheid constitutional and political transformations. In many cases, policing and governmental organizations have failed to provide security and other services to the p…

  • Collaborative Policing

    Collaborative Policing

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482251401

    "The chapters in this book reveal that police education, training, and practices are now closely tied to collaboration between police, academics, professional practitioners, and community agencies, and such collaboration is described and evaluated."…

  • Police Performance Appraisals

    Police Performance Appraisals
    av Serdar Kenan Gul

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439839461

    Police performance appraisal is one of the most important components of law enforcement management-affecting the quality of the services a department delivers as well as the satisfaction of its employees. Therefore, it is crucial that the performanc…

  • Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown

    Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown
    av James Lasley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439899175

    Once considered among the most respected police departments in the world, the LAPD suffered a devastating fall from grace following the 1991 police officer beating of Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots stemming from the officers' acquittal in 199…

  • Civilian Oversight of Police

    Civilian Oversight of Police

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482234183

    Exploring the complex and controversial topic of civilian oversight of police, this book analyzes the issues and debates entailed by civilian oversight by using worldwide perspectives, in-depth case studies, and a wealth of survey data. Integrating…

  • Cold Cases

    Cold Cases
    av James M. Adcock

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138113404

    Nearly 185,000 homicides since 1980 remain unsolved, yet with limited staff and resources, it is no surprise that law enforcement units place the bulk of their efforts on current cases where victims' family members and the media demand answers. Cold…

  • Police Corruption

    Police Corruption
    av Tim Prenzler

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420077964

    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 Cor…

  • Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

    Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters
    av Sedat Mulayim

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498746502

    This book examines the major theoretical foundations of ethics, before zooming in on definitions of professional practice and applied professional ethics, as distinct from private morals, in general and then focusing on professional ethics for trans…

  • Policing Organized Crime

    Policing Organized Crime
    av Petter Gottschalk

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439810149

    When criminal activity is as straightforward as a child's game of cops and robbers, the role of the police is obvious, but today's bad guys don't always wear black. In fact, the most difficult criminals to cope with are those who straddle the gray d…

  • Transnational Policing

    Transnational Policing
    av Sophie Nakueira

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498763851

    This book demonstrates how globalization or transnational governance affects everyone through an analysis of the FIFA agreements. It examines actors outside state boundaries and how they are influencing decisions that affect various aspects of publi…

  • Police Investigative Interviews and Interpreting

    Police Investigative Interviews and Interpreting
    av Sedat Mulayim

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482242553

    Police interviews with suspects and witnesses provide some of the most significant evidence in criminal investigations. Frequently challenging, they require special training and skills. This interaction process is further complicated when the suspec…