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Riding with the Blues by Jeff Widmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
From Ferguson to Baltimore to Hattiesburg, police officers face an unprecedented challenge—how to keep the law while maintaining public trust. Riding with the Blues explores the often hidden world behind the badge, taking readers beyond the front lines of law enforcement to see how officers feel about their work and the people they protect.
The Victim Shall Benefit by Elwyn Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This eBook address the issue of violent crime with a refreshing outlook. Realistic suggestions are given to address crime which has risen to alarming levels world-wide.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E) by Philip A. Becnel IV
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
"Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations" provides the essential tools you need to become a successful private investigator. From conducting straightforward background investigations to more complicated cases involving accidents and fraud, you will learn the critical skills needed to conduct all types of investigations and build a thriving business.
The Recipes of the Mafia: The Secret Plates of the ’Ndrangheta by Lino Ponte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
These are the recipes of the meals during which the future of some people was decided or which are connected with important historical moments. They are part of the codes of “life and death” (“vita e morte”) that were recovered by the Italian Police in an anti-mafia operation organized in Calabria, on the grounds of the Sanctuary of Madonna of the Mountains. The Code contains 20 recipes
Father Figure: My Mission to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse by Sumi Mukherjee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This book is focused on prevention of child sexual abuse. It elaborates on the possibility of preventing abuse by avoiding a potentially abusive setup. The book discusses the numerous challenges faced in trying to work effectively with the various “systems”. However, it also demonstrates that even an ordinary citizen can do something effective to prevent child sexual abuse.
FBI Forensic DNA Analysis and Database: CODIS, National DNA Index System, Federal DNA Database Unit (FDDU), Familial Search, Quality Assurance, National DNA Index System (NDIS) Procedures by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This essential guide to FBI forensic DNA analysis and database management reproduces important guides and manuals, including the National DNA Index System (NDIS) Operational Procedures Manual, FBI Quality Assurance Standards Audit for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and Federal DNA Database Unit DNA Buccal Collection Kit Training and Procedures.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force by Rosann Greenspan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
The Changing Legal World of Adolescence by Franklin E. Zimring
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Child Advocacy
This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled "children's liberation" and "the revolution in juvenile justice." Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it is a classic of law & society.
Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration: Essays on Criminal Justice Innovation by Greg Berman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
A new collection of compelling and challenging essays from one of the leading voices on criminal justice reform, it makes the argument that small changes on the ground can add up to big improvements in criminal justice. How do you launch a new justice reform? How do you measure impact? Is it possible to spread new practices to resistant audiences? Berman tells the tale of successful reforms.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Social Capital, Policing and the Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization, Military Police - Prisons, Iraq, Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Social Capital, Policing and Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization reflects a breadth of U.S. Army War College Strategy Research papers which tackled tough issues. Stabilization is a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability.
Wrongly Convicted by Jennifer Davies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America by Keith Pavlik
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Shackled and Chained, Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America is a thorough examination of mass incarceration, its causes and consequences. Eugene Puryear examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism and a result of the bipartisan political system’s needs.
Court Reform on Trial: Why Simple Solutions Fail by Malcolm M. Feeley
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators & reformers. The arc of reform to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail, pretrial diversion, speedy trial and determinate sentences. A much-maligned system of pleas shifts power to prosecutors away from judges. New foreword by Greg Berman.
Crime Does Pay -- A True Crime Epic (3 Books In 1) by Vincent Monaco
Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 415,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Crime Does Pay is an unvarnished record of how to avoid the pitfalls of becoming a victim by your crime-ridden employer, corrupt judges, a de facto state and last but not least, your assigned assassins! This shocking true crime and murderous story is a riveting account that exposes . . . All The Dirt! Its the first true crime thriller of its kind, read and live another day!
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
Ballistic Basics by J. Gunnar Grey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
There's a lot involved in firearms and ballistics. But with this handy primer in your e-reader, you'll be armed and ready to write before you can say "submachine gun." Oh, and did I mention it's illustrated?
Liar - Lie Detection Made Easy by Trent Pettigrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
Liar: Lie Detection Made Easy Once you read this easy to understand, easy to use guide, written by a law enforcement State Trooper professional with over 20 years’ experience in lie detection, you will easily be able to: Instantly Spot A Lie!
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Law and Order Operations - Army Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures ATTP 3-39.10 (FM 19-10) - Military Police, Host Nation Building (Professional Format Series) by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual provides guidance for commanders and staffs on military police law and order (L&O) operations. L&O operations support all elements of full spectrum operations (offensive, defensive, and stability or civil support operations).