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Stoned Again: The High Times and Strange Life of a Drugs Correspondent
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
From the brutal life inside a crack gang in Los Angeles, to the artistic miseries of young heroin addicts on the ultra-hip lower east side of New York; from the Sonoran desert where Carlos Castaneda made his earliest shamanic discoveries, to the cell at Folsom Prison where the author first encountered the King of Funk, Rick James, Sager takes you to places you wouldn't want to go on your own.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E) (2018 Edition)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017 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.
Decriminalized Prostitution: The Common Sense Solution
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Decriminalized Prostitution is the third and final volume of Rackets. The conclusion of this book perfectly ties all three books together in a perfect ending for this incredibly impactful series. These books make an unquestionable argument in favor of decriminalizing drugs, gambling, and prostitution. More important, this series goes far beyond these issues and exposes the entire political system.
2017 Justice Department Civil Rights Investigation of the Chicago Police Department: Complete Report of Findings, Pattern of Unconstitutional Use of Force, Deficient Accountability Systems, Reform
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
This ebook reproduces the complete report from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division about the practices of the Chicago Police Department (CPD), along with the agreement in principle between the DOJ and the city of Chicago, as released in January 2017.
The Bottom Line – A Management Primer For First Line Law Enforcement Supervisors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
The Bottom Line explains the important role a first line law enforcement supervisor must fill, and how to avoid mistakes when challenged by incidents that can pit loyalty and friendship against honesty. It also provides the new supervisor with a strong foundation from which to better coach and counsel subordinates while maintaining a professional work environment.
To Steal a Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
A case history of child abduction. “There is always a better way to do things.” D.L.Baron
Blood Trails Across Texas: True Crime Stories as Told by the Men Who Lived Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
True crime stories that span Texas from the northern Louisiana border to the Gulf Coast, northwest to San Antonio and the Hill Country, then west again to the rugged desert on the Mexican border. Welcome to the harsh and gritty side of life.
Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Victims, communities, and even offenders view courts as unable to respond adequately to complex social and legal problems including drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and quality-of-life crime. Judges and attorneys think that the courts produce assembly-line justice. But problem-solving courts offer an effective alternative.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
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
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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
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.
Court Reform on Trial: Why Simple Solutions Fail
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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)
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!
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)
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).
Reawakened Trayvon Martin His Shocking Secret Death Confession Kept from the George Zimmerman Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Investigative journalist John Swifterson reviewed thousands of confidential files and clandestine interviews, uncovering the Re-Awakened story ~ hailed as the controversial, shocking secret death confession of Trayvon Martin. As chronicled by Swifterson's step-by-step review, this vital information has been withheld from the legal defense team of the accused murder suspect in Trayvon Martin's deat
The Powder Blue Negliee: Memoirs Of A Probation Officer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Through the eyes of a frontline officer, these tales are raucous, fun, and heartbreaking in equal measure. Loosely autobiographical, The Powder Blue Negligee: Adventures of a Probation Officer by Kurt Niemann provides a stunning view of the criminal justice systen.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Police Intelligence Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.50 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Police Intelligence Operations Field Manual (FM 3-19.50) is the Military Police Corps' manual for police intelligence operations (PIO) doctrine. It describes the fundamentals of PIO, the legal documents and considerations affiliated with PIO, and much more.