Law Enforcement

Drugs and Money: Managing the Drug Trade and Crime Money in by Michael Levi, Petrus C. van Duyne

By Michael Levi, Petrus C. van Duyne

The phenomenon of psycho-active medications, and our reactions to them, is likely one of the such a lot interesting issues of the social background of mankind. beginning with an research of the 'policy of worry' within which legislation enforcement is 'haunted' through drug cash, medicinal drugs and funds deals a thorough reconsideration of this hugely contentious issue.In this exciting publication, Petrus C. van Duyne and Michael Levi divulge an ever-unfolding sequence of difficulties: the proliferation of mind-influencing elements the issues of foreign drug legislation the interplay among markets and fiscal actors, with the ensuing collecting of big quantities of crime-money. The social, cultural and monetary elements of this crime-money are explored, along the continuing probability it poses to the valid economic climate and the kingdom.

Show description

I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids by David Chura

By David Chura

A veteran instructor supplies an “inside” view of the lives of juveniles sentenced as adults  David Chura taught highschool in a brand new York county reformatory for ten years—five days every week, seven hours an afternoon. In those pages, he offers a face to a inhabitants on a regular basis demonized and lowered to statistical data by means of the mainstream media. via language marked by way of either the grit of the road and the expansiveness of poetry, the tales of those adolescents holiday down the di­visions we so simply erect among us and them, the keepers and the kept—and name into query the expanding perform of sentencing juveniles as adults.  From the alternate Paperback variation.

Show description

Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batterers in by Sarah J. Hautzinger

By Sarah J. Hautzinger

Brazil's leading edge all-female police stations, put in as a part of the go back to civilian rule within the Eighties, mark the country's first attempt to police family violence opposed to ladies. Sarah J. Hautzinger's vividly unique, accessibly written examine explores this phenomenon as a window onto the moving dating among violence and gendered energy struggles within the urban of Salvador da Bahia. Hautzinger brings jointly particular voices--unexpectedly macho policewomen, the battered ladies they're charged with protecting, indomitable Bahian girls who disdain lady sufferers, and males who grapple with altering pressures on the topic of masculinity and honor. What emerges is a view of Brazil's policing scan as a pioneering, and probably radical, reaction to calls for of the women's circulate to construct feminism into the kingdom in a society essentially formed via gender.

Show description

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to by Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis

By Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis

This ebook experiences the formal and casual nature of the companies excited about felony justice. it is going to acquaint readers with the historic advancements and alertness of managerial theories, ideas, and difficulties of coping with felony justice companies. Covers administration positions in felony justice, old antecedents, decisionmaking and making plans, staffing and team of workers, education and education.Text complemented via studying goals, very important phrases and names, pictures, illustrations, tables and boxed inserts.

Show description

We, the jury: The jury system and the ideal of democracy by Jeffrey Abramson

By Jeffrey Abramson

This magisterial publication explores interesting circumstances from American historical past to teach how juries stay the center of our approach of legal justice - and a necessary portion of our democracy. No different establishment of presidency opponents the jury in putting energy so without delay within the fingers of electorate. Jeffrey Abramson attracts upon his personal historical past as either a legal professional and a political theorist to trap the entire democratic drama that's the jury. We, the Jury is a unprecedented paintings of scholarship that brings the historical past of the jury alive and exhibits the origins of a lot of cutting-edge dilemmas surrounding juries and justice.

Show description

Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in by Andrew Kuper

By Andrew Kuper

Awesome in its scope and inventiveness, DEMOCRACY past BORDERS stands on the leading edge of a brand new new release of political notion which reassesses the philosophical foundations of the worldwide order. constructing an leading edge political thought of illustration, the publication presents compelling solutions as to how we will be able to make sure that worldwide leaders act responsively and successfully within the pursuits of worldwide voters. It proposes sensible reforms to the United international locations and different significant associations.

Show description

Police use of force: important issues facing the police and by Michael J. Palmiotto

By Michael J. Palmiotto

Starting with a ancient advent, Police Use of strength presents readers with severe and well timed matters dealing with police and the groups they serve whilst police encounters flip violent. Dr. Palmiotto deals in-depth assurance of using strength, lethal strength, non-lethal guns, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, felony instances, psychology, belief and coaching, and violence prevention. Police Use of strength also investigates many case stories, either recognized (Rodney King) and modern (Ferguson, MO). crucial studying for either legal justice pros and lecturers, this article areas police clash inside of a fancy, sleek context, inviting cogent dialog within the lecture room and the precinct.

Show description

Introduction to Executive Protection by Dale L. June

By Dale L. June

Even though it is most unlikely to account and plan for each capability possibility, protection breach, or state of affairs which can happen, it's attainable to lessen the opportunity of malevolence claiming the lifetime of your protectee. within the in all probability risky yet hugely lucrative occupation of shut own defense, severe considering and a dispassionate overview of activities, events, and occasions is frequently the adaptation among lifestyles and demise. Thought-provoking Stimulating the reevaluation of conventional techniques and improvement of self sufficient, adaptable ways to the unpredictable danger of assault, Introduction to government defense, moment version is going a step past the elemental foundational innovations of the unique. Exploring the psychology, philosophy, and professionalism of the trendy shut own security agent, the writer makes use of the true existence reviews of veterans within the box to spotlight key concerns that would take defense and safeguard into the longer term. Informative After defining the parameters and the altering position of the non-public security agent, the writer experiences the old and contextual value of the necessity for safeguard. He supplies exact perception into choosing the possibly risky topic; securing the protectee's domestic, place of work, and motor vehicle; and spotting and reacting to an ambush. particular chapters deal with new degrees of chance together with terrorism, kidnapping, and bomb threats. Practical delivering reasonable details on scientific emergencies either typical and malicious, the e-book dedicates a number of chapters to outlining the nature and behavior of the pro defense agent. It provides functional, good judgment suggestion on daily protocols and instructs within the beneficial interpersonal talents which are an important to the activity. every one bankruptcy concludes with a precis and assessment questions. The appendices supply an intensive thesaurus of phrases, in addition to checklists for potent guidance, self-assessment, and ''after action'' research.

Show description

The Secrets of the FBI by Ronald Kessler

By Ronald Kessler

The secrets and techniques of the FBI via long island instances bestselling writer Ronald Kessler finds the FBI’s such a lot heavily guarded secrets and techniques and the secrets and techniques of celebrities, politicians, and film stars exposed by way of brokers in the course of their investigations.

Based on within entry, the ebook offers revelations in regards to the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, the new Russian undercover agent switch, Marilyn Monroe's loss of life, Vince Foster’s suicide, and J. Edgar Hoover’s sexual orientation. For the 1st time, it tells how the FBI stuck undercover agent Robert Hanssen in its midst and the way the FBI breaks into houses, workplaces, and embassies to plant bugging units with no getting caught.

From Watergate to Waco, from congressional scandals to the killing of bin encumbered, The secrets and techniques of the FBI offers headline-making disclosures concerning the most vital figures and occasions of our time.

Show description

The Politics of Quasi-Government: Hybrid Organizations and by Jonathan G. S. Koppell

By Jonathan G. S. Koppell

Promising elevated potency and better provider, the quasi-government has grown as governmental services were delegated to new entities combining features of public- and private-sector businesses. Jonathan Koppell argues that keep an eye on of public coverage is sacrificed while public coverage is conducted by way of such hybrid organisations. even supposing they are designed to restrict the lack of public keep an eye on, Koppell means that quasi-government may be restricted to initiatives that aren't of serious value to policy-makers.

Show description