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Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

John J. Lentini
October 22, 2018

Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Third Edition focuses on the practical application of fundamental scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Originally published in 2006, the First Edition was very well received by fire investigators and those who work with them. Since...

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

3rd Edition

Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis
October 18, 2018

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition, covers the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. Kania and Davis provide an introduction to the administration, organization, and management of criminal justice...

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science

1st Edition

Douglas Lucas
October 15, 2018

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science chronicles the career and experiences of world-renowned forensic scientist, Dr. Douglas Lucas.  It is the culmination of his decades-worth of work in the field, developing innovative techniques that have revolutionized several aspects of forensic...

Introduction to Forensic Chemistry

1st Edition

Kelly M. Elkins
October 10, 2018

Chemistry/Forensic Science Forensic chemistry is a subdiscipline of forensic science, its principles guide the analyses performed in modern forensic laboratories. Forensic chemistry’s roots lie in medico-legal investigation, toxicology and microscopy and have since led the development of modern...

Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses

1st Edition

Michael S. Wogalter
October 10, 2018

This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice...

Criminal Law

2nd Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 27, 2018

In order to fully grasp criminal law concepts, students must go beyond mere rote memorization of the penal code and attempt to understand where the laws originate from and how they have developed. Criminal Law, Second Edition blends legal and moral reasoning in the examination of crimes and...

Community Policing in Indigenous Communities

1st Edition

Mahesh K. Nalla, Graeme R. Newman
September 18, 2018

Indigenous communities are typically those that challenge the laws of the nation states of which they have become—often very reluctantly—a part. Around the world, community policing has emerged in many of these regions as a product of their physical environments and cultures. Through a series of...

Conducting Network Penetration and Espionage in a Global Environment

1st Edition

Bruce Middleton
September 18, 2018

When it’s all said and done, penetration testing remains the most effective way to identify security vulnerabilities in computer networks. Conducting Network Penetration and Espionage in a Global Environment provides detailed guidance on how to perform effective penetration testing of computer...

Policing Major Events: Perspectives from Around the World

1st Edition

James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das
September 18, 2018

Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more...

Surviving the International War Zone: Security Lessons Learned and Stories from Police and Military Peacekeeping Forces

1st Edition

Robert R. Rail
September 18, 2018

Few people are better able to describe how to survive in a war zone than those who have seen, experienced, and lived it first-hand. Comprised of a collection of original stories from international contributors, Surviving the International War Zone: Security Lessons Learned and Stories from Police...

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...

Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications

1st Edition

Diana Concannon
September 11, 2018

Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications explores the dramatic impact of advances in neuroscience research and practice to our present understanding of criminality and crime control.  Contemporary, cutting-edge research in neuroscience is cited and explained....

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