Forensics & Criminal Justice

Security Management

Per Page:
Sort:

The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later: Suppression and Prevention

Robert Matthew Brzenchek, Ben Pieper, Garrick Plonczynski
October 06, 2017

The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later examines the criminal gangster mindset and offers gang prevention strategies, using real-world examples to demonstrate a holistic approach toward combatting this surging societal problem. The text outlines the evolution of gang membership from a state of interest...

Police and Society in Brazil

Vicente Riccio, Wesley G. Skogan
October 02, 2017

In Brazil, where crime is closely associated with social inequality and failure of the criminal justice system, the police are considered by most to be corrupt, inefficient, and violent, especially when occupying poor areas, and they lack the widespread legitimacy enjoyed by police forces in many...

Private Security and the Law, 5th Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 27, 2017

Private Security and the Law, Fifth Edition, is a singular resource that provides the most comprehensive analysis of practices in the security industry with respect to law, regulation, licensure, and constitutional questions of case and statutory authority. The book begins with a historical...

Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice

Charles P. Nemeth
September 25, 2017

There are few textbooks available that outline the foundation of security principles while reflecting the modern practices of private security as an industry. Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice takes a new approach to the subject of private sector security that will be...

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

Lisa M. Carter, Catherine D. Marcum
July 14, 2017

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...

Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings

Glenn P. McGovern
June 16, 2017

Drawn from case examples of incidents from around the world, Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings is the most complete resource of information on the attack methodologies, tactics used, and groups responsible for targeted...

Security in Post-Conflict Africa: The Role of Nonstate Policing

Bruce Baker
June 13, 2017

Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of Africa’s state police to provide adequate...

Police Reform in China

Kam C. Wong
May 24, 2017

With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China...

Strategies and Responses to Crime: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally

Melchor de Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das
May 22, 2017

Every year, esteemed scholars and practitioners meet at the International Police Executive Symposium to discuss contemporary issues in policing and share ideas about effective strategies in their jurisdictions. Drawn from the proceedings at the Thirteenth Annual Meeting held in Turkey and updated...

Social Media Warfare: Equal Weapons for All

Michael Erbschloe
May 08, 2017

Social media applications can be weaponized with very little skill. Social media warfare has become a burden that nation states, government agencies, and corporations need to face. To address the social media warfare threat in a reasonable manner that reduces uncertainty requires dedication and...

Background Checks Under Fire: Legal Information You Need to Stay Out of Court

Angela L. Preston
May 01, 2017

Those responsible for the background screening programs in their organizations are accountable at some level to establish a program that is legally compliant. A legal manual for the non-expert, this book provides detailed discussion of legal challenges to background checks. It explains how to...

Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust

James F. Albrecht
April 21, 2017

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...

Conferences

Year: