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Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Robert S. Radvanovsky, Allan McDougall
October 24, 2018

This edition of Critical Infrastructure presents a culmination of ongoing research and real-work experience, building upon previous editions. Since the first edition of this work, the domain has seen significant evolutions in terms of operational needs, environmental challenges and threats – both...

Instinct Combat Shooting: Defensive Handgunning for Police, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Chuck Klein
September 12, 2018

While much has been written about instinct shooting with long guns, very little had been published on doing so with a handgun until this publication. Written by a pioneering author of the concept, Instinct Combat Shooting: Defensive Handgunning for Police, now in its fourth edition, is not about...

Gangs and Organized Crime

1st Edition

George W. Knox, Gregg Etter, Carter F. Smith
July 10, 2018

In Gangs and Organized Crime, George W. Knox, Gregg W. Etter, and Carter F. Smith offer an informed and carefully investigated examination of gangs and organized crime groups, covering street gangs, prison gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and organized crime groups from every continent. The authors...

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management

1st Edition

Christina M. Holbrook, David E. Bixler, Eugene A. Rugala, Carri Casteel
July 03, 2018

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...

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security

1st Edition

Michael Erbschloe
June 29, 2018

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security presents both an analysis of the impact of propaganda in social media and the rise of extremism in mass society from technological and social perspectives. The book identifies the current phenomenon, what shall be dubbed for...

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
May 07, 2018

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...

CPTED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know

1st Edition

Lawrence Fennelly, Marianna Perry
April 20, 2018

CTPED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know is a handy reference for both seasoned professionals and those just starting out in security and law enforcement.  Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a foundational concept to physical security and can...

Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active Violence — Assessing, Negotiating, and Assaulting

1st Edition

Bruce Oliver Newsome, James W. Stewart, Aarefah Mosavi
January 22, 2018

How should we analyze and assess new terrorist behaviors? What are the particular risks and challenges from new terrorism? Should we negotiate with terrorists, and, if so, how? When should we use force against terrorists? Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active...

Introduction to Intelligence Studies

2nd Edition

Carl J. Jensen, III, David H. McElreath, Melissa Graves
November 20, 2017

Introduction to Intelligence Studies provides a comprehensive overview of intelligence and security issues confronting the United States today. Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States Intelligence Community has undergone an extensive overhaul. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview...

Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
October 31, 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...

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

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