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Policewomen Who Made History: Breaking Through the Ranks

by Robert L. Snow

The author covers the entire history of policewomen in America since their initial promotion from desk jobs to patrol positions, and through the ranks from there. In only 40 years, women in police departments...


The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander & Cornel West

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as...


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....


No More Tomorrows

by Schapelle Corby & Kathryn Bonella

It was meant to be a two-week holiday to celebrate her sister's birthday, but for Schapelle Corby it ended up a waking nightmare. Arrested at Denpasar airport after marijuana was found in her luggage, she became...


Blood on the Streets: A-Z of Glasgow Crime

by Robert Jeffrey

For more than a hundred years, Glasgow has been right up there in the major league of big-city crime. From Madelaine Smith and Oscar Slater, by way of the Bridgeton Billy Boys and the Norman Conks, through to...


Forbidden Words: On God Alcohol Vegetarianism & Violence

by Leo Tolstoy & Simon Parke

This book presents writings Tolstoy was never, in his lifetime, allowed to publish in his native Russia. He was a successful author by middle age; world famous for his novels 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina.'...


Criminology for Dummies

by Steven Briggs

Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime

Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detective work? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world of crime, giving you a better...


The Daughters of Juarez: A True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border

by Teresa Rodriguez, Montan & Lisa Pulitzer

Despite the fact that Juarez is a Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, most Americans are unaware that for more than twelve years this city has been the center of an epidemic of...


Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside The Criminal Mind

by Don Denevi

The popularity of television shows and movies like Profiler, CSI, and The Silence of the Lambs has made the concept of criminal profiling familiar to most Americans. Though such dramas follow the general approach...


The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases

by Michael Capuzzo

Thrilling, true crime tales from the Vidocq Society - a team of the world's finest forensic investigators whose monthly lunches lead to justice in ice-cold murders.

Three of the greatest detectives in the...


Ron Jeremy: The Life and Times of a Porn Star

by Ron Jeremy

He's the porn world's Everyman. Blessed with an enormous "talent" yet average looks, he's starred in more than 1,700 adult films, directed 250 of them, and over the last twenty years has become porn's biggest...


Paddy Whacked

by T. J. English

Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob. In Paddy Whacked, bestselling author and organized crime expert T. J. English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish American gangsterism, which...


Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness

by Alfredo Corchado

A crusading Mexican-American journalist searches for justice and hope in an increasingly violent Mexico

In the last decade, more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared in the Mexican drug war, and...


Chasing Killers

by Joe Jackson

Glasgow is known as the murder capital of Britain and no one understands why better than Joe Jackson. For over 30 years, Jackson worked the crime beat, first as a uniformed cop then as a seasoned murder squad...


The Kray Files

by Colin Fry

When Ron and Reg Kray were sentenced to life imprisonment in 1968, most people thought that was the last they'd hear of two of the most notorious and vicious criminals Britain has ever produced. Instead, the...


Criminal Psychology

by Francis Pakes & Suzanne Pakes

This book provides an accessible introduction to the increasingly popular subject of criminal psychology. It explores the application of psychology to understanding the crime phenomenon, criminal behaviour,solving...


Inside

by Michael G. Santos

American jails and prisons confine nearly 13.5 million people each year, and it is estimated that 6 to 7 percent of the U.S. population will be confined in their lifetimes. Despite these disturbing numbers,...


Handstands In The Dark

by Janey Godley

Brought up amid near-Dickensian squalour in the tough East End of Glasgow and sexually abused by her uncle, Janey married into a Glasgow criminal family as a teenager, then found herself having to cope with...


Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

National Book Critics Circle for General Non-fiction 2000

by Ted Conover

Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system.

When Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State...


In Lust We Trust: Adventures in Adult Cinema

by Gerrie Lim

Join former Penthouse Variations "Cinema Blue" columnist and current AVN Online International Correspondent Gerrie Lim as he documents the perverse universe of the porn star and exposes the curious and complex...