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Evaluating Police Tactics: An Empirical Assessment of Room Entry Techniques

by Pete Blair & M. Hunter Martaindale

The approach that should be used by law enforcement officers in order to safely and effectively enter a room is a point of contention among many police trainers. Based on five experiments conducted over a two-year...


Forensic Investigation of Sex Crimes and Sexual Offenders

by L. Christine Rush Burkey, Tusty ten Bensel & Jeffery Walker

The investigation of sex crimes is a specific function for many law enforcement agencies, requiring an understanding of how to investigate, process crime scenes, interact with victims and offenders, and prepare...


Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

by Alana Van Gundy & Victor Kappeler

Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice offers an insightful look at the primarily masculine-driven perspective on crime and justice through the lens of feminist theory. This first installment in the Theoretical...


Homegrown Violent Extremism

by Erroll Southers

In the country's changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE - what...


History of Criminal Justice

by Mark Jones & Peter Johnstone

Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction...


Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders

by Jill Rosenbaum & Shelley Spivack

Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing...


Imagining Justice

by John Crank

Imagining Justice seeks to move away from normative thinking about justice, particularly in the area of justice education, suggesting that what is needed today is a way to think about the enterprise of justice...


Justice, Crime, and Ethics

by Michael Braswell, Belinda R Mccarthy & Bernard McCarthy

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive...


Interviewing and Interrogation for Law Enforcement

by John Hess

Easy-to-read and practical, this text uses a survey approach and numerous examples to illustrate interviewing skills and techniques. Using his years of experience as an instructor at the FBI Academy, the author...


Lessons of Criminology

by Gilbert Geis & Mary Dodge

Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors...


Policing in America

by Larry Gaines & Victor Kappeler

In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best...


Police Problem Solving

by Quint Thurman & J. Jamieson

Offering a balanced approach to problem-solving issues in a complex and changing world, this book focuses specifically on the subject of problem solving in policing. Featured selections include chapters on domestic...


Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice

by Gennaro F. Vito & George E Higgins

Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other...


Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains

by Marzena Mulawka & Larry Miller

Fingerprint identification is the most efficient, rapid, and cost-effective forensic identification modality. Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains is a consolidated and thorough guide to...


Pursuing Justice: Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World

by Ralph Weisheit & Frank Morn

Pursuing Justice, Second Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved...


Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings

by Lee Michael Johnson, Joycelyn Pollock & Michael Braswell

A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth...


Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live: Theoretical Perspectives from the Virtual Margins

by Kishonna Gray

Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live provides a much-needed theoretical framework for examining deviant behavior and deviant bodies within one of the largest virtual gaming communities-Xbox Live. Previous...


Success as an Online Student: Strategies for Effective Learning

by Kevin Fandl & Jamie Davis Smith

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...


Social Media Investigation for Law Enforcement

by Joshua Brunty, Larry Miller & Katherine Helenek

Social media is becoming an increasingly important-and controversial-investigative source for law enforcement. Social Media Investigation for Law Enforcement provides an overview of the current state of digital...


The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

by Sharon Pickering & Julie Ham

The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven...