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Psychology and Law in Europe: When West Meets East

1st Edition

Pär-Anders Granhag, Ray Bull, Alla Shaboltas, Elena Dozortseva
January 10, 2017

Offering carefully curated articles from the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), this book features chapters from a truly international group of scholars. This text is the first of its kind to offer insights into current developments in psychology and law in Russia. The field of...

Crime Prevention: International Perspectives, Issues, and Trends

1st Edition

John A. Winterdyk
December 28, 2016

This text presents an international approach to the study of crime prevention. It offers an expansive overview of crime prevention initiatives and how they are applied across a wide range of themes and infractions, from conventional to non-conventional forms of crime. Based on a review of the...

Trends in Legal Advocacy: Interviews with Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Lawyers Across the Globe, Volume One

1st Edition

Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Dilip K. Das
December 19, 2016

A new installment of the series of Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons, this book expands upon the criminal justice coverage of earlier volumes, offering the voices of 14 lawyers from 13 diverse locales, including countries in Africa, North America, South America, Europe...

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges

1st Edition

Sinjini Mitra, Mikhail Gofman
December 15, 2016

Biometrics in a Data Driven World: Trends, Technologies, and Challenges aims to inform readers about the modern applications of biometrics in the context of a data-driven society, to familiarize them with the rich history of biometrics, and to provide them with a glimpse into the future of...

Private Investigation and Homeland Security

1st Edition

Daniel J. Benny
December 15, 2016

The threat against the homeland continues and the private investigator plays a critical part in this effort. This includes in providing criminal, civil and background investigation, protective service, security consulting and electronic sweeps. The text will provide an overview of the role of...

Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience: A Policy Perspective

1st Edition

Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion
December 06, 2016

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and...

Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
December 06, 2016

Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years...

Police Misconduct: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Cliff Roberson
December 06, 2016

This book explores the different types of police misconduct including the use of excessive force. It also explores what types of officers become involved in illegal misconduct, steps jurisdictions may take to prevent such problems, and discusses who should police the police. Also included is a...

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Five

1st Edition

Bruce F. Baker, Dilip K. Das
November 18, 2016

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Five, is based on the premise that police officials have a wealth of experience that can make significant contributions to our understanding of the prospects and problems of policing today. Each chapter consists of an...

Crime and Intelligence Analysis: An Integrated Real-Time Approach

1st Edition

Glenn Grana, James Windell
November 10, 2016

Crime and Intelligence Analysis: An Integrated Real-Time Approach covers everything crime analysts and tactical analysts need to know to be successful. Providing an overview of the criminal justice system as well as the more fundamental areas of crime analysis, the book will enable students and law...

Guns and Crime: The Data Don't Lie

1st Edition

Mark Gius
October 25, 2016

Guns and Crime: The Data Don’t Lie investigates the ways in which the current data on guns and crime are inadequate and inaccurate. Although the majority of murders in the United States are committed with guns, research on gun ownership, the supply of guns, and the relationship between guns and...

Understanding White-Collar Crime: A Convenience Perspective

1st Edition

Petter Gottschalk
September 30, 2016

Understanding White-Collar Crime develops the concept of convenience as the main explanation for crime occurrence. Examining all three dimensions of crime—economic, organizational, and behavioral—the book argues that when white-collar crime becomes less convenient, crime rates will go down. By...

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