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Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice

Cliff Roberson
October 02, 2015

Illuminating concepts in plain language, eliminating unnecessary legal jargon, and clarifying nuances in the law, this new edition of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice simplifies understanding of the United States judicial system for those without advanced legal training. It also provides a...

Working with Dangerous People: The Psychotherapy of Violence

Jones David
September 28, 2015

‘This book, written by people with an intimate knowledge of prisons and dangerous prisoners and their mental health and welfare, offers something of an antidote to the simply coercive and repressive. In the words of the editor, it offers ‘a humane approach to working with dangerous people… It...

The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs

Dale L. June, Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane
September 25, 2015

The problem of gangs and gang subculture is a growing threat to the stability of neighborhoods and entire communities. During the past two decades, gang members have increasingly migrated from large urban centers to suburban areas and other countries. This book addresses the intricacies and...

Global Information Warfare: The New Digital Battlefield, Second Edition

Andrew Jones, Gerald L. Kovacich
September 25, 2015

Since the turn of the century much has happened in politics, governments, spying, technology, global business, mobile communications, and global competition on national and corporate levels. These sweeping changes have nearly annihilated privacy anywhere in the world and have also affected how...

Police Corruption and Police Reforms in Developing Societies

Kempe Ronald Hope Sr.
September 25, 2015

Much of the literature on police corruption and police reforms is dominated by case studies of societies classified as developed. However, under the influence of globalization, developing societies have become a focal point of scholarly interest and examination. Police Corruption and Police Reforms...

The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science: A Laboratory Manual

Kathy Mirakovits, Gina Londino
September 23, 2015

Once confined to four-year colleges and graduate schools, forensic science classes can now be found in local high schools as well as in two-year community colleges. The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science: A Laboratory Manual is designed for the beginning forensic science student and for...

Forensic Analysis of Tattoos and Tattoo Inks

Michelle D. Miranda
September 10, 2015

Forensic Analysis of Tattoos and Tattoo Inks is the single most comprehensive resource on the analysis of tattoo inks and use of tattoos as a tool in forensic investigations and criminalistics. The book begins with a history of tattoos and tattoo inks, and covers the use of tattoos throughout time...

Primary Tooth Development in Infancy: A Text and Atlas

P. Sema Aka, Murat Yagan, Nergis Canturk, Rukiye Dagalp
August 26, 2015

Primary Tooth Development in Infancy: A Text and Atlas describes the initial phase of human dentition. It includes more than 1,500 photographs of fetal and infant teeth up to the age of one year. The book presents each step in the developmental phases in photographs accompanied by concise...

Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

David Lowe
August 25, 2015

Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the...

Inside a Police Informant's Mind

Paul Derry
August 22, 2015

Written by a former informant, Inside a Police Informant’s Mind presents an honest account of the role, risks, and motives of police informants. It chronicles the relationship and course of events between the author and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner. The author provides a fascinating...

Police Suicide: Is Police Culture Killing Our Officers?

Ronald A. Rufo
August 20, 2015

There is no question that more police officers die from suicide than those killed in the line of duty. The suicide and attempted suicide of police officers is a mental health concern that has been neglected for far too long.Police Suicide: Is Police Culture Killing Our Officers? provides realistic...

Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives: Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques

Paul R. Laska
August 10, 2015

A guide on procedures, administration, and equipment, Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives: Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques introduces concepts, basic knowledge, and necessary skill sets for bomb technicians. It covers topics such as training resources, bomb threat and incident...

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