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The Bottom Line – A Management Primer For First Line Law Enforcement Supervisors by Arthur Meister
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.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo by Alain Rodier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
To Steal a Child by D.L. Baron
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 by Brian Foster
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 by Greg Berman & John Feinblatt
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. 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.
C4LEO: Communication for Law Enforcement: Promoting Police Legitimacy through Procedural Justice by Paul Lasiewicki
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Improve police legitimacy by developing communications strategies that include a sense of procedural justice. Cultural awareness and police communication. Improving police-public relationships. Police communications and social media. Good manners for police.
Vigilantes - It’s Payback Time by Jennifer Davies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
In this book, famous cases of ordinary-people-turned-avengers are explored. First we have the cowboys of the Wild West, dishing out justice in towns where the law was barely established. In many of these towns a power struggle raged between a Sheriff and the locals, each side unsure of exactly how to deal with the no-good scavengers descending on the Gold Rush towns of the old mid-West.
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.
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.
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.