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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. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America
By Keith Pavlik
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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!
Ballistic Basics
By J. Gunnar Grey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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?
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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).
The Wild Boy of Aveyron
By Michael White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A generational memoir of troubled youth and redemption
Reawakened Trayvon Martin His Shocking Secret Death Confession Kept from the George Zimmerman Defense
By John Swifterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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
America's Guide to Fraud Prevention
By Steve Comisar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Steve Comisar, aka Brett Champion, is the most famous con man on planet earth , and America's Guide to Fraud Prevention is the most popular book on fraud ever written. Learning about fraud prevention from Steve Comisar is like learning about baseball from Babe Ruth.
Inside-Dopesters and Conspiracy Theories
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
The 9/11 “conspiracy theory” is the ultimate McGuffin – it’s nothing at all. Its secret function, though, is very real. It drives a secondary plot and an entirely different narrative. Its true purpose is to undermine the basis of government – any government, government in principle – and to “reveal” all government as a lethal threat to the people, as an eternal conspiracy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Police Intelligence Operations Field Manual - FM 3-19.50 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual - FM 3-19.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual (FM 3-19.4) addresses military police (MP) maneuver and mobility support (MMS), area security (AS), internment and resettlement (I/R), law and order (L&O), and police intelligence operations (PIO) across the full spectrum of Army operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Guard Duty Field Manual - FM 22-6 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Guard Duty Field Manual (FM 22-6) is for personnel concerned with the organization and functions of interior and exterior guard. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
This “Wacky” Police Force Doesn’t Want You if You Live at Home?
By Terry Mallenby
Price: Free! Words: 85,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
As the title states, what kind of “wacky” police force would rule a young clean-cut kid out because he lived at home? Apparently this one?
Private Eyes
By Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This book is based on interviews with eight top investigators with different specialties, describing how they became private eyes and solve their cases. It’s a behind the scenes look at investigating murder and mayhem, using high-tech listening or spying devices, tailing someone, going undercover, conducting interrogations, using public records, and working with police and government agencies.
The Berlin Turnpike: A True Story of Human Trafficking in America
By Raymond Bechard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This is a true story of human trafficking in America as told through the testimony of a landmark federal trial which took place at the heart of one of the country s wealthiest states, Connecticut, over the course of eight days in 2007. The trial of United States vs. Dennis Paris provides a rare and detailed account of how commercial sexual exploitation takes place in the United States.
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 » Social Science » Criminology
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.