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Catching a Serial Killer: My Hunt for Murderer Christopher Halliwell

Paperback, 22/06/2017, £12.99
19 March 2011, D S Stephen Fulcher receives a call that thrusts him into a race against time to save missing 22-year-old Sian O'Callaghan, who was last seen at a nightclub. Steve knows from experience that he has a small window of time to find Sian alive, but his hopes are quickly dashed when his investigation leads him to Christopher Halliwell.

Introduction to Policing 3ed

Paperback, 01/01/2018, £32.99
Delving into the real issues of policing, and fully updated to cover recent changes in the field, the acclaimed Introduction to Policing, Third Edition is the introduction to your Police Studies course.

Foucault's Discipline and Punish

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
How does a state control its citizens? Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish answers this question by investigating the prison system. Foucault argues that prison created and merged into a wider system of surveillance that extends throughout society.

Police Photography

Paperback, 12/11/2010, £28.99
Teaches the fundamentals of photography and their application to police work. This title offers explanations of the basic elements of photography that are used in investigative police work.

Effective Police Supervision 6ed.

Paperback, 29/11/2010, £40.99
Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. This book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems.

Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

Paperback, 17/07/2017, £23.49
In Unusually Cruel, Mark Morje Howard shows how far outside the norm-and how different from systems in other advanced, industrial democracies-US prisons are.

Handbook on Prisons 2ed

Paperback, 08/02/2016, £54.99
The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons builds on the critical and commercial success of the first edition and includes new chapters, new sections and new authors to give it a fresh and significantly different feel to its predecessor.

Action Stations 5ed

Paperback, 20/12/2004, £15.00
Updated for the 2005 promotion exams, the new edition of Action Stations answers all the questions that a UK officer may have about Part II of the sergeants and inspectors promotion examination. It covers the key areas and skills of the examination including preparation, competencies, role actors and assessors and scenarios

Where's Peter? : Unravelling the Falconio Mystery

Paperback, 20/12/2005, £12.99
Presents the story of an outback nightmare that goes down as one of the most appalling and terrifying crimes in modern Australian history. This story exposes the dark underbelly of a nation which paints itself as a warm, inviting holiday destination but too often proves to be anything but, as foreign tourists fall victim to its hidden dangers.

Essentials of the Reid Technique, criminal interrogation and confessions

Paperback, 18/06/2004, £33.99
Criminal Investigations & Forensic Science

Financial Investigator's Companion

Paperback, 01/12/1997, £16.35

Key Challenges in Criminal Investigation

Paperback, 16/02/2018, £22.99
This comprehensive overview and critical analysis of the development and practice of criminal investigation examines decision-making within criminal investigations and links investigative influences on policing with the evidence-based agenda.

Why Punish?: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Punishment

Paperback, 14/06/2017, £36.99
Integrating philosophical, sociological, political and ethical perspectives, it provides a thorough and wide-ranging discussion of the purposes, meanings and justifications of punishment for crime and the extent to which punishment does, could or should live up to what it claims to achieve. Why Punish?

Issues in Transnational Policing

Paperback, 19/10/2000, £46.99
This volume is written from a criminological perspective and examines the effects of an emerging global culture on the nature of police and policing.

Policing Across the World: Issues for the Twenty-First Century

Paperback, 27/01/1999, £42.99
This wide-ranging text provides an overview of policing across different societies, and considers the issues facing the US and British police in a wider international context. The book is designed as a coherent introduction to the police and the challenges they face.

"Kill The Black One First": The most moving story you'll read this year

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £16.99
A hard-hitting and honest memoir from Michael Fuller, Britain's first black Chief Constable, who reflects on his astonishing life growing up in care and his extraordinary experience of the race and cultural barriers in his career.

Prison: A Survival Guide

Paperback, 20/06/2019, £8.99
The cult guide to UK prisons by Carl Cattermole - now fully updated and featuring contributions from female and LGBTQI prisoners, as well as from family on the outside.

Politics of the Police 5ed

Paperback, 06/06/2019, £34.99
The Politics of the Police offers a geographical and historical overview of the law and politics of the police. This fifth edition covers a wider range of empirical and theoretical issues, encompassing a transnational scope and reflecting the growing diversity of policing forms in today's globalized world.

Studying for your Policing Degree

Paperback, 10/06/2019, £15.99
Essential reading for all those undertaking a policing or other law enforcement professional degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

Plural Policing: Theory and Practice

Paperback, 01/11/2016, £22.99
This book considers the rise of Plural Policing in England and Wales over the past decade or so. It critically analyses this approach and contains examples of practice, both nationally and internationally.

Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2020: Law

Paperback, 26/09/2019, £32.99
Written and endorsed by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD), this Handbook gives you everything you need to make quick, informed decisions whilst out on patrol. Detailing over 400 offences, each section offers a definition of the offence, points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial.

Police Occupational Culture: Research and Practice

Paperback, 01/03/2020, £21.99
At a time of close scrutiny of police culture, this is a thorough and accessible study of its impacts on both practitioners and the people they serve. Tom Cockcroft's evidence-based approach contextualises our understanding of police culture in relation to both contemporary police agendas and wider social change.

Towards Ethical Policing

Paperback, 01/04/2020, £21.99
The fundamental role of police officers in society is under fresh scrutiny in this stimulating book on ethical policing. Through a moral philosophical lens, Wood provides an up-to-date overview of police values and their impact. It is a timely contribution to police debate and essential reading for those studying and leading the profession.

Critical Perspectives on Police Leadership

Paperback, 01/03/2020, £21.99
This is a critical analysis of our understanding of police leadership and a bold new conceptualisation of the subject. Drawing on criminology, sociology and leadership studies and critical theory, leading authors Davis and Silvestri provide a critique of police leadership as a product of social, institutional and historical processes.

Good Policing: Trust, Legitimacy and Authority

Paperback, 25/11/2020, £14.99
Renowned criminologist Mike Hough considers how the police service might build trust, legitimacy and compliance with the law in this important book. He challenges conventional thinking on crime, contrasts 'hard' and 'soft' policing styles and offers a fresh approach that secures compliance with the law through ethical policing.

The Global Police State

Paperback, 20/07/2020, £16.99
A critical look at the terrifying ways the police are used to control 'surplus' populations worldwide.

Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop

Hardback, 17/09/2020, £16.99
The autobiography of Leroy Logan, who helped to found the Black Police Association and had a distinguished career in the Metropolitan Police, retiring with the rank of Superintendent.

Forced Out: A Detective's Story of Prejudice and Resilience

Paperback, 07/05/2020, £14.99
An explosive insider's account of racism, homophobia and wrongdoing in today's police force and his fight for change.

Leading Policing in Europe: An Empirical Study of Strategic Police Leadership

Paperback, 17/01/2017, £29.99
In this unique book, the authors present, for the first time, information from over a hundred strategic police leaders in 22 countries about how they are selected for high office, how they are held to account and what their views are on current and future challenges in policing.

Comparative Policing from a Legal Perspective

Hardback, 28/12/2018, £191.00
Public police forces are a regular phenomenon in most jurisdictions around the world, yet their highly divergent legal context draws surprisingly little attention. Bringing together a wide range of police experts from all around the world, this book provides an overview of traditional and emerging fields of public policing.

A General History of the Lives, Murders and Adventures of the Most Notorious Rogues

Hardback, 20/05/2021, £20.00
Originally published in folio size complete with fine engravings, this new collection of Captain Charles Johnson's tales of rogues includes the very best of the bunch, along with decorative plates from the British Library collections.

America's Jail: How Law and Order Made Rikers Island Hell on Earth

Hardback, 05/10/2021, £20.00
The first definitive history of America's most notorious jail and the violent rise of New York City's law enforcement

A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Policing Obsolete

Hardback, 24/08/2021, £14.99
A well-argued case for rolling back racism by breaking police power

How to Abolish Prisons: Lessons from the Movement Against Imprisonment

Hardback, 01/01/2030, £12.99
What is prison abolition and how do we get there?

Man in Black, The - Peter Moore - Wales' Worst Serial Killer

Paperback, 25/09/2020, £9.99
The true story of former criminal defence lawyer Dylan Rhys Jones' experience of defending Rhyl serial killer Peter Moore, found guilty in 1996 of murdering four men and seriously assaulting many more, and referred to by the judge when sentencing as "as dangerous a man as it is possible to find". -- Y Lolfa

Drums In The Distance: Journeys Into the Global Far Right

Paperback, 08/07/2021, £14.99
'Few, if any, are better placed to write a book of this breadth and scale than Joe Mulhall.' - Mark Townsend, Home Affairs editor of the Observer A terrifying and timely look at the spread of far-right movements across the globe.

Terrorism Reader

Paperback, 27/03/2012, £46.99

Tango, Juliet, Foxtrot: How did British policing go wrong?

Hardback, 19/10/2021, £20.00
Crucially, Tango Juliet Foxtrot asks if policing in Britain has gone beyond the point of no return and proposes the changes that need to be made to turn things around.

Behavioural Skills for Effective Policing

Paperback, 20/09/2021, £24.99
As the police service redefines its role in the twenty-first century, this critical handbook covers the full range of behavioural skills essential to effective policing practice and professional development.

Criminology 7ed

Paperback, 16/04/2021, £37.99
The seventh edition of Criminology offers updated coverage of the main criminological theories. An engaging read for students of criminology, it traces the history and development of these key theories, and provides full references to guide the reader in their further criminological studies.

Forced Out: A Detective's Story of Prejudice and Resilience

Paperback, 06/05/2021, £9.99
An explosive insider's account of racism, homophobia and wrongdoing in today's police force and his fight for change.

English Police: A Political and Social History

Paperback, 20/09/1996, £36.99
This comprehensive history of policing from the 18th century onwards draws on largely unused police archives. The text addresses all the major issues of debate, and explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels.

When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold

Paperback, 24/03/2022, £11.99
Choosing as her subject four iconic homicides perpetrated by Chilean women over the 20th century, Alia Trabucco Zeran details not only the troubling tales of the murders themselves, but the story of how society, the media and men in power reacted to these killings, painting their perpetrators as femmes fatales or hysterics - evil or out of control.

Calling WPC Crockford

Paperback, 03/03/2022, £8.99
The story of a real-life woman police constable as she tackles her new life in the police force in 1950s Berkshire.

Behind the Granite Walls: Back Inside America's Toughest Prisons

Paperback, 28/04/2022, £8.99
The ultimate guide to what it's like to be behind bars in America. It lays bare the day-to-day existence of prisoners and the hustles they get up to in order to survive. It is a fascinating, sometimes shocking and raw account of life at its most brutal.
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