Author: John Dempsey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111038422
Size: 19.19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with close to 100 students and faculty members, POLICE is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. POLICE is written by former police officers for future police officers and includes real-world examples, the latest in academic and practitioner research, and robust pedagogy in a concise, visually appealing format. The premium website includes interactive self-quizzing, flash cards, games, PowerPoints, instructor resources, and more. The authors, who have more than forty years' collective experience in police work and police education, provide a realistic and practical perspective of law enforcement. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Carol A. Archbold
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412993695
Size: 50.92 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Part of the SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice, this book provides an overview of the field of policing, including a collection of carefully selected classic and contemporary articles that have previously appeared in leading journals, along with original material in a mini-chapter format that contextualizes the concepts. It provides strong coverage on the basics of policing plus current and relevant topics such as female, gay and lesbian, and racial/ethnic minorities officers, policing issues in both rural and urban settings, police misconduct, accountability and ethics, and more.


Author: Larry K. Gaines
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305888049
Size: 34.48 MB
Format: PDF
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4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Barbarous Souls

Author: David L. Strauss
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810126710
Size: 78.87 MB
Format: PDF
View: 189
Abandoning other potential leads, the police quickly focused their investigation on the grieving husband. What followed was a tragic miscarriage of justice. Barbarous Souls tells the story of Darrel Parker's wrongful conviction for Nancy's murder and the decades-long struggle to clear his name. --

Forensic Document Examination

Author: Katherine M. Koppenhaver
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781597453011
Size: 55.50 MB
Format: PDF
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This book introduces the reader to the basic principles of handwriting and the factors that affect their development. The book discusses the basic concept of the characteristics of writing that are compared when making an identification or elimination of a writer. In addition, readers will be able to recognize the signs of forgery and disguise and to distinguish between simulation and disguise.

Introduction To Gangs In America

Author: Ronald M. Holmes
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439869456
Size: 58.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Gangs have long been a social and criminal threat to society. Introduction to Gangs in America explains how gangs are addressed as a criminal justice and public policy problem, providing a student-friendly, easily accessible, concise overview of the role, place, structure, and activities of gangs in American society. The book describes what gangs are, what differentiates them from each other, how they share similarities, and how they fit into contemporary American culture. The authors explore the history and structure of gangs, reveal their clandestine activities, and analyze their social impact. The book also includes information on gender issues in gangs, and provides insight into how gangs impact American educational institutions Offering an insider’s account, the book provides in-depth profiles of specific gangs, including: Europe’s five major biker gangs The Outlaws The Hell’s Angels The Bandidos The Pagans Bloods Aryan Brotherhood Black Guerrilla Family Mexican Mafia Texas Syndicate Neta Discussion questions appear at the end of each chapter, stimulating debate and classroom discussion. It may never be possible to eradicate gangs from our culture. But by understanding their structure, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and how they operate, law enforcement can better protect the public from their nefarious activities. This text gives future law enforcement professionals rare insider insight into a subject typically shrouded in secrecy.


Author: Larry Gaines
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111840877
Size: 10.86 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed for, and in partnership with, today's learners, CJ2 was developed to offer you a shorter, more affordable book...that you will actually WANT to read. The concise, magazine-style format includes all of the key concepts you'll need to learn and a full suite of study tools to accommodate your busy lifestyle--including videos, games, chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes, downloadable flash cards, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction To Psychology

Author: James W. Kalat
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305271556
Size: 54.32 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Jim Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY takes an evaluate the evidence approach to introductory psychology. Featuring a friendly writing style, hands-on Try It Yourself activities, and helpful visuals, the text invites students to engage in the experience of learning psychology. The modular organization breaks each chapter into meaningful chunks for structuring learning, and provides assignment flexibility for instructors. Content is seamless, with nothing relegated to the margins or separated in boxes. What's the Evidence coverage reviews real studies, encouraging students to ask questions like, Does the evidence really support the conclusion? The Eleventh Edition draws on the latest research and literature to teach students how to separate the plausible from the scientifically demonstrable -- in the psychology classroom and beyond it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction To Policing

Author: John S. Dempsey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337558753
Size: 41.19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 242
Introduce students to the challenges, excitement and rewards of law enforcement today with Dempsey, Forst, and Carter's AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 9th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand experience in all areas of policing, this engaging book blends practical information with pertinent theory. The authors examine current issues and topics, and present the latest in academic and practitioner research as well as the most current applications, statistics, court cases and information on law enforcement careers. Extensive examples from police departments throughout the nation and world as well as essays from respected law enforcement veterans offer insights into crucial law enforcement issues and challenges. AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING is an essential read for anyone considering a career in law enforcement today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.