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Police Work. (Psychology in Action series).

By: AINSWORTH, Peter B. & PEASE, Ken.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: The British Psychological Society and Methuen, 1987. 090171545X:

Seller ID: 39911


1st edition. "Using practical, everyday examples from real lofe, Polic Work shows serving and training officers how a better understanding of why people do the things they do can make their own work more efficient." Pp.182. Black cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

The Internet, Law and Society.

By: AKDENIZ, Yaman, WALKER, Clive and WALL, David.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2000. 0582356563:

Seller ID: 39803


"The book covers, in four Parts: The Internet, Law and Society; Governance and the Internet; Legal Institutions and Professions and the Internet; and Legal Controversies in Cyberspace." Pp.xx/388, rubbing to closed fore-edge. Paperback. VG. View more info

Lengthening the Arm of the Law: Enhancing Police Resources in the Twenty-First Century.

By: AYLING, Julie, GRABOSKY, Peter and SHEARING, Clifford.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 9780521732598:

Seller ID: 39888


"This book is about the ways police organizations are raising funds and obtaining assistance to meet their objectives through entering into arrangements with 'outsiders' - businesses, community groups, other public agencies, and individuals. It examines the benefits and risks of these arrangements and how they affect police efficiency, effectiveness and image." Pp.xii/318. Paperback. VG. View more info

Histoire de la Police Genevoise.

By: BERTRAND, Pierre.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Geneva: Le Department de Justice et Police de la Republique et Canton de Geneve, 1967.:

Seller ID: 39088


21cms x 18cms.A History of the Police of Geneva, Switzerland. Pp.85, 8 black & white plates. Blue cloth with silver armorial shield to front, silver title to spine. VG. View more info

Public Order and Private Lives: The Politics of Law and Order.

By: BRAKE, Michael and HALE, Chris.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Routledge, 1992. 0415025672:

Seller ID: 39567


"A radical examination of the political forces which shape the law and order debate in Britain....a hard-hitting analysis of Conservative policies on crime, showing that, ironically, Conservative policies have created the very social conditions in which crime has flourished." Pp.viii/190, bookseller's label to inside front cover, small label to top corner of front free endpaper. Paperback. VG. View more info

Making Crime Prevention Pay: Initiatives from Business.

By: BURROWS, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Home Office, 1991. 0862526299:

Seller ID: 39566


Crime Prevention Unit Paper 27. "One of the constantly recurring questions in relation to the promotion of crime prevention is whether the potential benefits warrant the financial and social costs. This report offers a wide ranging commentary on many of the cost-effective initiatives taken by businesses to reduce crime." Pp.vi/50. Paperback. VG. View more info

Criminology. An Interdisciplinary Journal. Volume 36. Number 2. May 1998.

By: BURSIK, Robert J. (editor).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: St. Louis: The American Society of Criminology, 1998.:

Seller ID: 39460


The Official Publication of the American Society of Criminology. This edition contains articles on: Life-Course Transitions and Desistance from Crime by Mark Warr; A Test of Latent Trait Versus Life-Course Perspectives on the Stability of Adolescent Antisocial Behaviour by Ronald L.Simons, Christine Johnson, Rand D.Conger, and Glen Elder.Jr.; Does Preschool Help Prevent Delinquency in Boys with a History of Perinatal Complications by Linda Pagani, Richard E.Tremblay, Fra... View more info

'A Movable Rambling Police': An Official History of Policing in Norfolk.

By: BUTCHER, Brian David.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Norwich: Norfolk Constabulary, 1989.:

Seller ID: 41668


"In opposing the formation of the Norfolk Rural Police in 1839, the Rev.C.Brereton claimed that no place or hamlet was without a recognised guardian of the peace 'to whom any citizen can at all times, within five minutes, refer'. A professional force was seen as "a movable rambling police, which no-one will ever know where to find". " Pp.x/122, ocasional black & white photos and illustrations throughout. Paperback, minor creasing to covers. G+. View more info

Society and the Policeman's Role.

By: CAIN, Maureen E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973. 0710074905:

Seller ID: 41662


1st edition. International Library of Sociology series. "Dr Cain's main concern is to discover the source of what she calls 'the policeman's world view'. She directs light on police organization and behaviour, and offers an explanation of police behaviour in terms of role pressures and definitions..." Pp.x/315/14(publisher's catalogue), owner's name to front free endpaper. Green cloth, dustwrapper rubbed with edge wear. G+/G+. View more info

Police Medals of the World.

By: CAMPION, Roger.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Honiton: Token Publishing, 2002. 1870192397:

Seller ID: 39736


A Guide to the Most Collected Awards from Around the Globe. ""Includes awards for long service and good conduct as well as for courageous and meritorious deeds, often executed above and beyond the call of duty....In most cases he [the author] has expanded on the basic information by including a little local colour, the history of the development of policing in the area concerned and throughout a miscellany of facts, figures and titbits of information, sometimes w... View more info

Camps on Crime.

By: CAMPS, Francis E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. 071535941X:

Seller ID: 39442


"Camps summed up his philosophy of investigation as hard work, attention to detail and emotional detachment. All these qualities he brought in full measure to his forensic work, and his book is a fascinating insight into crime (and how it is detected) by one of the greatest pathology investigators of our time." Pp.181, 7 black & white plates + 7 line illustrations in the text, date and illustrated owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Red cloth, dustwrapper,... View more info

Out of Order? Policing Black People.

By: CASHMORE, Ellis and McLAUGHLIN, Eugene.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Routledge, 1991. 0415037263:

Seller ID: 39798


"The relationship between the police and black communities is difficult and controversial. Out of Order? is the first book to make a comparative analysis of the policing of blacks in both the UK and the USA. Specially commisioned contributions from experts on both sides of the Atlantic explore the questions central to the relationship, and present a new and challenging evaluation of the situation." Pp.viii/243, a few marginal pencil markings. Paperback. G+. View more info

Changing Police Culture: Policing in a Multicultural Society.

By: CHAN, Janet B.L.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: CambridgeL Cambridge University Press, 1997. 0521564557:

Seller ID: 41651


"Police culture is often considered as both a cause of police deviance and an obstacle to police reform. In this study of racism and reform in an Australian police organisation, Janet Chang provides a critical assessment of police initiative in response to the problem of police-minorities relations....The book examines the dynamics of change and resistance within an organisation, and captures the complexity and unpredictability of the change process. It draws extensi... View more info

Theoretical Criminology. An International Journal. Volume 9. No.4. (November 2005).

By: CHANCER, Lynn. (editor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Sage Publications,1995.:

Seller ID: 39519


Contains articles: Dimensions of Women's Power in the Illicit Drug Economy by Tammy L. Anderson; Crime, Shame and Reintegration in Russia by Ekaterina V. Botchkovar and Charles R.Tittle; Police Reform and the Problem of Trust by Andrew Goldsmith; Re-theorizing the Penal Reform Functions of the Prison Film: Revelation, Humanization, Empathy and Benchmarking. by David Wilson and Sean O'Sullivan. Also several book reviews. As this is a volume in a series, pagination runs 3... View more info

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From Cutlasses to Computers. The Police Force in Liverpool 1836-1989.

By: COCKCROFT, W.R.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Market Drayton: SB Publications, 1991. 1870708466:

Seller ID: 41655


1st edition. "Liverpool was so vile and wicked a port in the last century that it was known as the 'Black Spot on the Mersey'. International visitors agreed with this description because of the terrible social conditions in the dockland districts and the city centre...." Pp.94, occasional black & white photo illustrations throughout. Paperback, minor crease to lower front corner. Scarce.VG. View more info

Delinquency. (A Lecture delivered at the Anarchist Summer School, London, August 1950).

By: COMFORT, Alex.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Freedom Press, 1951.:

Seller ID: 30536


1st ed. Pp.14/2(ads), rusting to staples. Grey wraps. VG. View more info

Policing Northamptonshire 1836-1986.

By: COWLEY, Richard.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Studley: K.A.F.Brewin Books, 1986. 0947731210:

Seller ID: 41846


1st edition. "Northamptonshire police history is a complex affair. Since 1836, four separate police forces have been established in the county, and over the years, these have evolved into the single force that we have today [1986]. The boroughs of Northampton, Daventry and Higham Ferrers were all obliged by law to form forces in 1836, whilst in 1840 the county of Northamptonshire voluntarily established its police force. Because they were completely separate, every o... View more info

Mental Abnormality and Crime. Introductory Essays. (Preface by P.H.Winfield). English Studies in Criminal Science, Volume II.

By: CRAIG, R.N et al.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:Macmillan,1944.:

Seller ID: 6819


1st ed. Pp.24/316/4(ads), small booksellers label H.K.Lewis, London) to verso front board, spotting and toning to endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, rubbed. G+. View more info

Science and the Detection of Crime.

By: CUTHBERT, C.R.M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson Scientific and Technical, 1958.:

Seller ID: 27641


1st ed. "The aim of the book is to provide the reader with an accurate and authorative account of the work undertaken in the Forensic Science Laboratory at New Scotland Yard and to illustrate how a small group of scientific workers can render valuable service to the detective force in its constant war against the criminal."(Preface). Pp.244, 15pages of b/w plates + 9 text illustrations, signed inscription to fep from the author thanking Messrs R & J Beck for per... View more info

Police Practice & Research. An International Journal. (Volume 1. Number 1).

By: DAS, Dilip.(editor).

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.:

Seller ID: 39465


Contents include: Research and Practice in Policing: A View from Europe; Policing in Transition; Police Officer Perceptions of the Disciplinary; Consequences of Police Corruption; The People's Peace; Police Use of Violence; World Perspective: Crime Prevention and Community Policing. Pp.167. Paperback has minor edge wear. VG. View more info