Books tagged: police corruption

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A Ghostly Christmas Present
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction
It's hard to beat being thrown in an out-of-state jail on a trumped up charge as a Christmas present, but detective Clarke Lantham loves a challenge. So when he calls up his brother for help with bail, he thinks he's prepared for the ordeal of spending a holiday weekend with relatives who put the "strange" back in "estranged." That was his first mistake.
Mafia Politics . . . Louisiana Style
By Michael Don Fess
Series: Louisiana Politics in 1964, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Book Two of Trilogy - Many states have graft and corruption problems, but Louisiana seems to excel. This novel exposes some corruption and influence of organized crime. The characters are fiction, but were inspired by real people in Louisiana history. The series of events depicted here have roots the real world and is a fictionalized account of those events designed to give the reader a taste
Mid Ocean
By T. Rafael Cimino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
The year is 1984, the height of the South Florida drug war. Miami and its surrounding communities resemble the wild west where easy money, fast boats and danger on the high seas await for one unsuspecting rookie Customs Agent. In the novel Mid Ocean by T. Rafael Cimino, the sea really does hold many secrets.
Gavel
By Ian Wynne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Wildlife photographer Andrew Pringle stumbles into a world of corruption and violence as he tries to make sense of his brother's murder. Gavel is a story about forbidden passions, entrapment and a lust for power at the highest levels of Australian society.
Justice Without Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society
By Jerome H. Skolnick
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 139,110. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
New Fourth Edition of the acclaimed and foundational study of police culture and practice, political accountability, application of and obedience to the rule of law in stops and arrests, and the dilemma of law versus order in free societies--by a renowned sociologist using innovative and influential observation research techniques. With new Preface by the author and new Foreword by Candace McCoy.
Mayhem of the Miserables!
By M. Prabhakar Rao
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The objective of this novella is to entertain you through unravelling the dynamics of the Indian White Collar Crime, the cunning, comedy and cruelty of the miniscule criminals against the meek, muddled, mortified & the miserable majority – which has been the story of India! But this could well be occurring in your own Courtyard - irrespective of your Nationality!
The Prisoner's Hat - Crime and Police Prison Drama
By Tarrin P. Lupo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
What crime would someone have to commit before being jailed, dragged, forced to the ground with a knee to the face, left hungry and covered in blood? Believe it or not, in this case it was for wearing a hat. Based on a true story of an activist sent to jail for simply wearing a hat. How far will a guard go just following orders?
Darkness Descending: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
By Penny Mickelbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Politics, religion and gender identity collide in this fourth Mimi/Gianna mystery. Police Lt. Gianna Maglione, head of the Hate Crimes Unit, finds that there's enough hatred to keep her employed for a lifetime. Ace reporter Mimi Patterson, tired of writing about corrupt government officials, finds that corruption is an equal opportunity evil--it exists everywhere, including in "safe" places.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
By I.C. Thruit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
Total Misconduct
By Samuel Clark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When Lieutenant Samuel Clark was a supervisor with the Newark New Jersey Police Department, he discovered widespread systemic police corruption. Shockingly, high-ranking police officials protected several police officers involved in burglaries, and other crimes. This book presents precise details about the retaliation Clark endured, and the results of his efforts to arrest police corruption.