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

by Michael J. McMains & Wayman 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...


Death Investigation: An Introduction to Forensic Pathology for the Nonscientist

by Ann Bucholtz

This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to technology-assisted crime and the basics of investigating such crime, from the criminal justice perspective. It presents clear, concise explanations...


Criminological Theory: Assessing Philosophical Assumptions

by Anthony Walsh

Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do,...


Effective Police Supervision

by Harry W. More PhD & Larry S. Miller PhD

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory...


Effective Police Supervision Study Guide

by Larry S. Miller & Michael C. Braswell

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors...


Juvenile Justice: An Introduction

by John T. Whitehead & Steven P. Lab

Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues...


Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues

by Jeffery T. Walker & Craig Hemmens

Today's law enforcement officers, who are required to be highly knowledgeable about the law, will find this guide to be a valuable tool, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search...


Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

by Richard R. E. Kania & Richards P. Davis

This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles,...


Terrorism: An Investigator's Handbook

by William E. Dyson

This book is a practical guide for any student considering enrollment in, currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from an online course. The authors, both with substantial online teaching and learning experience...


The Death Penalty: Constitutional Issues, Commentaries, and Case Briefs

by Durant Frantzen, Rolando V. del Carmen & Scott Vollum

Bringing together the major death penalty cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and the legal issues related to the death penalty, this text classifies the cases according to legal issues, provides commentary...


The Police Manager

by Egan K. Green, Ronald G. Lynch & Scott R. Lynch

The Death Penalty, Third Edition , brings together all the legal issues related to the death penalty and provides case briefs for the most important United States Supreme Court death penalty cases. No other...


The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

by D.A. Andrews & James Bonta

This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral...


Victimology

by William G. Doerner & Steven P. Lab

Victimology, 7th Edition, introduces students to the criminal justice system in the United States and its impact on crime victims. Authors William Doerner and Steven Lab provide a fresh look at the theoretical...


World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey

by Richard J. Terrill

This comparative text provides an understanding of major foreign criminal justice systems by discussing and comparing the systems of six of the world's more industrialized countries: England, France, Sweden,...


What Works (and Doesn't) in Reducing Recidivism

by Edward J. Latessa, Shelley J. Listwan & Deborah Koetzle

This book offers criminologists and students an evidence-based discussion of the latest trends in corrections. Over the last several decades, research has clearly shown that rehabilitation efforts can be effective...


Deviance and Crime: Theory, Research and Policy

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Desmond Ellis & Shahid Alvi

This book sensitizes the reader to the fact that there is substantial disagreement within the academic community, and among policymakers and the general public, over what behaviors, conditions (e.g., physical...


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 decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding...


The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice: Employability Skills and Careers in the Criminal Justice Sector

by Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees & Jo Ives

Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


Punishment in the Community: The Future of Criminal Justice

by Anne Worrall

Punishment in the Community: The Future of Criminal Justice challenges the widely held assumption that punishment through imprisonment is central to the criminal justice system. Contemporary political debate...