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Homeland Security and Private Sector Business: Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure Protection, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Chi-Jen Lee, Cheng-Hsiung Lu, Lucia H. Lee
December 11, 2014

Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as ...

Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust

1st Edition

James F. Albrecht
February 04, 2020

Reductions in police department funding have raised the importance of volunteers in enhancing organizational performance, improving community trust and confidence, and at times accomplishing basic tasks to maintain public safety and security. During a period when police administrators are asked to...

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management

1st Edition

Christina M. Holbrook, David E. Bixler, Eugene A. Rugala, Carri Casteel
February 02, 2020

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have...

The Evolution of Business in the Cyber Age: Digital Transformation, Threats, and Security

1st Edition

Divya Gupta Chowdhry, Rahul Verma, Manisha Mathur
January 10, 2020

This book has a two-fold mission: to explain and facilitate digital transition in business organizations using information and communications technology and to address the associated growing threat of cyber crime and the challenge of creating and maintaining effective cyber protection. The book...

Female Offenders and Reentry: Pathways and Barriers to Returning to Society

1st Edition

Lisa M. Carter, Catherine D. Marcum
October 17, 2019

Often, research concerning the female offender is scarce. This book adds to the criminological literature on the topic of reentry for women, focusing on the barriers women face as they return to society and adjust to life after incarceration. Each chapter addresses specific issues, challenges, and...

Protective Armor Engineering Design

1st Edition

Magdi El Messiry
September 23, 2019

There is increasing interest in the area of protective vests, either for protection against bullets or protection from the most realistic threats within domestic frontline operations: edged weapon, knives, and medical needles. This volume addresses that need. This new book provides an in-depth...

Wireless Crime and Forensic Investigation

1st Edition

Gregory Kipper
September 19, 2019

Security is always a concern with any new technology. When we think security we typically think of stopping an attacker from breaking in or gaining access. However, based on the broad reach of wireless, stopping someone from passively listening is just as critical. Intrusion detection systems,...

Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Karim Vellani
September 17, 2019

Strategic Security Management, Second Edition provides security leadership and decision-makers with a fresh perspective on threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment. The book offers a framework to look at applying security analysis and theory into practice for effective security program,...

Culture and International Law: Proceedings of the International Conference of the Centre for International Law Studies (CILS 2018), October 2-3, 2018, Malang, Indonesia

1st Edition

Hikmahanto Juwana, Jeffrey Thomas, Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli, Dhiana Puspitawati
September 17, 2019

In this era of globalization, International Law plays a significant role in facing rapid development of various legal issues. Cultural preservation has emerged as an important legal issue that should be considered by States. This book consists of academic papers presented and discussed during the...

Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve: Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom

1st Edition

Ross Wolf, Carol Borland Jones
September 05, 2019

Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve provides an in-depth comparison between volunteer policing in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and explores the shared past and similar—yet sometimes divergent—evolution of special constables, auxiliaries, and reserves. It discusses the...

Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology

1st Edition

K. Jaishankar
August 08, 2019

Although the literature and cultural practices of the South Asian region demonstrate a rich understanding of criminology, this handbook is the first to focus on crime, criminal justice, and victimization in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. South...

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations

1st Edition

Derk J. Boss, Alan W. Zajic
June 28, 2019

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations addresses the continued and growing need for gaming security professionals to properly and successfully investigate the increasing and unique types of crime they will face in their careers. As the gaming industry has grown, so has the need for competent and...

Policing America's Educational Systems

1st Edition

John Harrison Watts
June 24, 2019

Policing America’s Educational Systems, edited by John Harrison Watts, describes methods of policing modern educational settings, covering both K-12 public school and public or private colleges and universities. Using topical examples, subject-matter experts introduce the history of policing in...

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