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The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders

- This well-crafted book, replete with anecdotes, systematically addresses issues such as technology, hiring practices, training, budgets, labor relations, evolving communities, and post 9-11 trends that challenge today’s police departments.

Innovation, Dual Use, and Security

- Assessing the security risks of emerging technologies is no easy task. Compounding the issue is a paradox that many of the things created to benefit human health and welfare are the very things that—without proper safeguards—can be used for hostile intent.

Balancing Liberty and Security: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

- The academic work Balancing Liberty and Security explores the tension between international human rights legislation and the parliamentary system of government in the United Kingdom.

News Media Relations for Law Enforcement Leaders

- Gerald Garner, the chief of police in Greeley, Colorado, is a prolific author, and this latest work is a credible guide through the dangerous and dynamic relationship with the news media.

Critical Incident Management: A Complete Response Guide, 2nd Edition

- In Critical Incident Management, the authors draw on their long experience in law enforcement and training to create a guide for preventing, dealing with, and mitigating critical incidents including natural disasters, fires, terrorism, and crime.

Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

- Has globalization swept through the world of organized crime? That question has been the subject of a fierce debate among law enforcement experts and criminologists in recent years. Oxford University lecturer Federico Var­ese, a leading theoretician on organized crime, has weighed in with a much more nuanced view.

Hospitality Security: Managing Security in Today’s Hotel, Lodging, Entertainment, and Tour­ism Environment

- An excellent resource for every security practitioner, Hospitality Security is not just for those working in the hospitality industry. While some of its security topics are specific to the industry, the sections on retail operations, swimming pools, parking facilities, security officers, terrorism, and workplace violence could be applied to other industries as well.

Cyber Attacks: Protecting National Infrastructure, Student Edition

- Author Edward Amoroso proposes ideas for the implementation of a National In­fra­structure Protection Criteria. The proposed framework defines 10 criteria, and then identifies functions associated with each. The 10 criteria are deception, separation, diversity, commonality, depth, discretion, collection, correlation, awareness, and response.

Private Security and the Law, Fourth Edition

- In this provocative book, the author covers a wide spectrum of topics regarding private security law. The book excels primarily because the author continually emphasizes the overarching business imperatives while considering the applicable liabilities.

Bribery and Corruption: Navigating the Global Risks

- Bribery and corruption in international business have been part of national cultures for as long as individuals have traded goods and services. The authors of this book focus on educating business leaders and employees about how to avoid corrupt practices, and they do it very well.

Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security

- Supply chain security has become headline news, and this book does a good job of describing the multitude of cargo theft challenges that security professionals face today. The first section of the book details the pervasiveness of the problem and its consequences.

Money Laundering: A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition

- John Madinger, who has extensive experience as an IRS criminal investigator, has written an outstanding introduction to the complex world of money laundering. It includes interesting sections on the history of money and of money laundering along with other forms of financial crime.

Eyewitness Identification: A Police Perspective

- Law enforcement has the responsibility to arrest the guilty person and an obligation to ensure that the wrong person is not convicted of a crime. Eyewitness Identification acknowledges the increasing awareness that eyewitness identification of criminals is unreliable.
 




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