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From Police to Security Professional: A Guide to a Successful Career Transition

1st Edition

Michael S. D'Angelo
January 28, 2015

Former police and military personnel possess attractive skill sets for the private security industry; however, the transition to the corporate arena is not without challenges. Competition for these jobs is fierce. Many candidates possess degrees in security management—some having spent their entire...

Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two

1st Edition

Martha Henderson Hurley, Dilip K. Das
December 19, 2014

The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of...

The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition

1st Edition

Malcolm W. Nance
December 18, 2014

The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition is a highly detailed and exhaustive history and analysis of terror groups that both formed the Iraq insurgency and led to the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It places heavy...

Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Stephen Schneider
December 16, 2014

In Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, Dr. Schneider has updated every chapter in this reliable text using the latest research, the most recently published articles and books, and feedback from professors and students using the first edition. Providing an introduction to dominant...

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

2nd Edition

Elsa 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...

Economic Development, Crime, and Policing: Global Perspectives

1st Edition

Frederic Lemieux, Garth den Heyer, Dilip K. Das
December 04, 2014

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium was held in August 2012 at the United Nations Plaza in New York. Chaired by Dr. Garth den Heyer, the symposium focused on the links between economic development, armed violence, and public safety. Drawn from these proceedings,...

Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

1st Edition

Brian John Heard
December 01, 2014

Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in...

Combating Human Trafficking: A Multidisciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Michael J. Palmiotto
December 01, 2014

A centuries-old crime, human trafficking occurs not only in undeveloped countries, but also in some surprising locations. Right here in the United States, individuals are recruited, transported, and held by unlawful means—either through deception or under threat of violence. Approaching the topic...

No-Body Homicide Cases: A Practical Guide to Investigating, Prosecuting, and Winning Cases When the Victim Is Missing

1st Edition

Thomas A.(Tad) DiBiase
November 17, 2014

How do you prove someone guilty of murder when the best piece of evidence—the victim’s body—is missing? Exclusively dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of no-body homicide cases, this book provides the author’s insight gained from investigating and trying a no-body case along with what...

Cybervetting: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Edward J. Appel
November 12, 2014

  Researching an individual’s, firm’s or brand’s online presence has become standard practice for many employers, investigators, and intelligence officers, including law enforcement. Countless companies and organizations are implementing their own policies, procedures, and practices for...

Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations: A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Dennis G. Fitzgerald
November 05, 2014

The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

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

2nd 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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