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Police and Criminal Evidence Act

01/01/2006, £13.50

Discipline and Punish : Birth of the Prison

Paperback, 25/04/1991, £12.99
Foucault shows the development of the Western system of prisons, police organizations, administrative and legal hierarchies for social control - and the growth of disciplinary society as a whole.

Principles of Cybercrime 2ed

Paperback, 23/09/2015, £40.99
A comprehensive doctrinal analysis of cybercrime laws in four major common law jurisdictions: Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA.

Effective Police Supervision 6ed. Study Guide

Paperback, 30/12/2010, £14.99
Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. This title gives students a place to test themselves and review the material so they are well prepared for their examinations.

Vulnerable Adult and Child Witnesses

Paperback, 27/08/2007, £29.99
This book is designed to be an invaluable, practical source of help to police officers and others working with vulnerable witnesses. Structured to follow the chronology of an investigation, the book includes helpful case studies with examples outlining potential pitfalls during the investigation and possible solutions.

Street Boys: 7 Kids. 1 Estate. No Way Out. A True Story

Paperback, 01/10/2008, £8.99
The shocking, powerful true story of the lives of 7 young kids, marred by guns, gangs and violence on one of Britain's toughest estates.

Controversial Issues in Prisons

Paperback, 01/01/2009, £21.99
Controversial Issues in Prisons is a textbook designed to explore eight of the most controversial aspects of imprisonment in England and Wales today. It is primarily a book about the people who are sent to prison and what happens to them when inside.

Effective probation practice

Paperback, 15/03/1994, £17.99
Provides a positive and realistic view of the contribution the probation service can make to the criminal justice system. The book covers court work, face-to-face work with offenders, wider work in the community and probation organization and management. It reflects current legislation and policy.

Imagining the Victime of Crime

7, 01/10/2006, £19.99
Written in the post 9/11 context this book considers the efficacy of theory and policy relating to questions of victimhood to accommodate the current political and cultural climate and offers a critical understanding of both. It adopts an explicitly cross-cultural position on these questions.

Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook 4ed

Paperback, 24/03/2016, £39.99
The only portable step-by-step guide to the processes and actions involved in the role of a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), offering practical advice, cases, and checklists for each stage of the investigation, and tackling key areas such as media liaison and sudden and unexplained child deaths.

Blackstone's Crime Investigators' Handbook 2ed

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £34.99
A comprehensive, practical handbook covering criminal investigations, and outlining the legal procedures and operational protocols relating to specific offences. Covers the key stages of conducting and managing an investigation, with specific guidance on crime scene management, evidence preservation, and witness and suspect management.

Punishment and modern society

Paperback, 03/10/1991, £34.99
In a brilliant synthesis of the work of Foucault, Durkheim, Weber, Kircheimer, and Marx, this book develops a completely new, comprehensive, and highly stimulating theory of punishment.

Handbook Of Intelligent Policing

Paperback, 28/08/2008, £38.49
This edited volume sets out, in a range of essays from leading experts and practitioners, the main concepts and philosophies behind the practical framework for intelligence gathering and analysis in UK policing. It is the first of its kind to give the theoretical context of current police practice across a wide range of intelligence-related areas.

Police Culture in a Changing World

Paperback, 19/01/2012, £23.99
This book offers an ethnographical investigation of contemporary police culture based on extensive field work across a range of ranks and units in the UK's police force. Through direct observation of operational policing and interviews, the author assesses the impact of three decades of social, economic and political change on police culture.

Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2013: Practice and Procedure

Paperback, 21/02/2013, £29.99
This practical handbook offers guidance on good practice in core policing areas. It draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties, along with extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance from ACPO, the NPIA/College of Policing and the National Centre for Policing Excellence.

Blackstone's Policing for the Special Constable 2ed

Paperback, 25/04/2013, £30.99
Comprehensive and practical, this covers all the learning requirements for Specials to build and develop their careers in policing.

Policing Web

Hardback, 14/10/2010, £31.99
Taking another look at what is meant by "policing," Jean-Paul Brodeur offers a comprehensive and novel theory on what policing is, how it has developed, and the various forms it takes.



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