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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

by Radley Balko

The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement....


Law & Disorder

by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

From law enforcement legend John Douglas, the FBI's pioneer of criminal profiling and the model for Agent Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs, comes a provocative and personal look at our criminal justice...


Not Waving But Drowning

by Edmund Gregory

Not Waving But Drowning tells the harrowing true story of one man's childhood struggle against poverty and his subsequent drive to become a policeman in the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

From his earliest days,...


Remote Viewers: The Secret History of America's Psychic Spies

by Jim Schnabel

Remote Viewers is a tale of the Pentagon's attempts to develop the perfect tool for espionage: psychic spies. These psychic spies, or "remote viewers," were able to infiltrate any target, elude any form of...


Crisis Negotiations: Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections

by Michael J. McMains & Wayne C. Mullins

Leading authorities on negotiations present the result of years of research, application, testing and experimentation, and practical experience. Principles and applications from numerous disciplines are combined...


Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts and Control

by Michael D. Lyman

This work focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decisionmaking within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Broken into three sections: Understanding...


Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices and Evaluations

by Steven P. Lab

This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with...


The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

by D.A. Andrews & James Bonta

The authors bring the "person" back into criminology by focusing on understanding individual differences in criminal conduct and recognizing the importance of personal, interpersonal, and community factors....


Echoes of My Soul

by Robert K. Tanenbaum

"Stunning, riveting." --Linda Fairstein

"Tanenbaum knows this territory better than anyone." -Linda Fairstein

It was a muggy summer day when Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert were murdered in their apartment on Manhattan's...


Bomb Squad: A Year Inside the Nation's Most Exclusive Police Unit

by Richard Esposito

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the men who protect us from the most frightening prospect of life in the age of terrorism

"In my mind it's all business; I don't worry about my family, I don't worry...


The Governor's Hounds: The Texas State Police, 1870-1873

by Barry A. Crouch & Donaly E. Brice

In the tumultuous years following the Civil War, violence and lawlessness plagued the state of Texas, often overwhelming the ability of local law enforcement to maintain order. In response, Reconstruction-era...


Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them

by John Mueller

Why have there been no terrorist attacks in the United States since 9/11? It is ridiculously easy for a single person with a bomb-filled backpack, or a single explosives-laden automobile, to launch an attack....


Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.


Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

by Larry S. Miller & John T. Whitehead

The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50-75% of their time writing administrative and research reports. Report Writing for Criminal Justice...


Introduction to Emergency Management

by George Haddow, Jane Bullock & Damon P. Coppola

Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change...


The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of America's War on Drugs

by Douglas Valentine

Voted Outstanding Academic Title in 2004 by Choice.

The Strength of the Wolf is the first complete history of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN), which existed from 1930 until its wrenching termination in...


The External Dimension of Justice a: A Different Security Agenda for the European Union?

by Sarah Wolff, Nicole Wichmann & Gregory Mounier

This book proposes to cast some theoretical and empirical light upon the external dimension of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) which has become a priority in the European Union (EU)'s external relations. Counter-terrorism,...


The Racial Missions of Contemporary: International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics

by Paul Amar

This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations...


Intersections of Crime and Terror

by James J.F. Forest

During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between...


Wanted on Warrants: The Fugitive Safe Surrender Program

by Daniel J. Flannery

Since 2005, the Fugitive Safe Surrender (FSS) program has been implemented in more than twenty cities around the country. Tens of thousands of individuals with active warrants for their arrest have voluntarily...