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Advances in Police Theory and Practice


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Police Leadership in the 21st Century: Responding to the Challenges

Police Leadership in the 21st Century: Responding to the Challenges

Forthcoming

Jenny Fleming, Eugene Mclaughlin
July 15, 2017

Broadening the understanding of police challenges and dilemmas, this text identifies and discusses eight key issues that confront policing today. The book explores the role of the police chief against the background of global neoliberalization, new management methodologies, crime management,...

Women in Policing: An International Perspective

Women in Policing: An International Perspective

Forthcoming

Venessa Garcia, Patrick F. McManimon, Jr.
May 15, 2017

Research on women and policing is often fragmented—focusing on one particular country, or at most, comparing one or two countries across continents. This book aims to close the loop by examining policing within several countries on all five continents. The author provides a historical, cultural,...

Stalking: Policing, Investigation, and Prevention

Stalking: Policing, Investigation, and Prevention

Karl Roberts, Michelle M. Garcia
February 15, 2017

This book gives readers a deep knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and causes of stalking and practical insights into effective methods of policing. It describes the characteristics of stalking with reference to case study material and presents an overview of the psychological and...

Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

Sedat Mulayim, Miranda Lai
November 26, 2016

This book examines the major theoretical foundations of ethics, before zooming in on definitions of professional practice and applied professional ethics, as distinct from private morals, in general and then focusing on professional ethics for translators and interpreters in police and legal...

Delivering Police Services Effectively

Delivering Police Services Effectively

Garth den Heyer
August 19, 2016

This book addresses the various strategies that are available to police management, such as consolidation, regionalization, and amalgamation of police agencies; new public management (NPM); enhanced performance management; civilianization; and organizational restructuring. It fills the gap in the...

Civilian Oversight of Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement

Civilian Oversight of Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement

Tim Prenzler, Garth den Heyer
November 03, 2015

Exploring the complex and controversial topic of civilian oversight of police, this book analyzes the issues and debates entailed by civilian oversight by using worldwide perspectives, in-depth case studies, and a wealth of survey data. Integrating and summarizing decades of research from many...

Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski, Bojan Dobovsek
October 15, 2015

Fueled by corruption, fraud, and organized crime, the shadow economy—also known as the informal, black market, illegal, or underground economy—is currently on the rise worldwide. Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy addresses shadow economies and the players involved by...

Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation

Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation

Peter C. Kratcoski, Maximilian Edelbacher
October 05, 2015

"The chapters in this book reveal that police education, training, and practices are now closely tied to collaboration between police, academics, professional practitioners, and community agencies, and such collaboration is described and evaluated."—Dilip K. Das, PhD, Founding President,...

Policing in Israel: Studying Crime Control, Community, and Counterterrorism

Policing in Israel: Studying Crime Control, Community, and Counterterrorism

Tal Jonathan-Zamir, David Weisburd, Badi Hasisi
October 05, 2015

"It is hoped that, through this series, it will be possible to accelerate the process of building knowledge about policing and help bridge the gap between the two worlds—the world of police research and police practice. This is an invitation to police scholars and practitioners across the world to...

Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

David Lowe
August 25, 2015

Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the...

Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform

Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform

Kam C. Wong
March 06, 2015

The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the...

Cold Cases: Evaluation Models with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators, Second Edition

Cold Cases: Evaluation Models with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators, Second Edition

James M. Adcock, Sarah L. Stein
October 29, 2014

Because the investigation of cold cases is usually an arduous and time-consuming task, most law enforcement agencies in the United States are not able to dedicate the resources necessary to support the cold case investigation process. However, when those cases are fully pursued and prosecuted, they...

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