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COMPUTER SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS
Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know by
Call Number: QA76.9.A25 S562 2014
In Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, best-selling author P.W. Singer and cyber expert Allan Friedman provide the kind of easy-to-read yet deeply informative resource book that has been missing on this crucial issue of 21st century life. The book is structured around the driving questions of cybersecurity: how it all works, why it all matters, and what we can do. Along the way, the authors take readers on a tour of the central issues and characters of cybersecurity, from the "Anonymous" hacker group and the Stuxnet computer virus to the new cyber units of the Chinese and US militaries. Cybersecurity and Cyberwar is the definitive account on the subject, and it comes not a moment too soon.
New ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE/LAW Books
Researching Theories of Crime and Deviance by
Call Number: HV6025 .K83 2009
This book offers a critical evaluation of the research methods that generate data, bridging the gap between theory and research in the study of crime and deviant behavior. This unique resource challenges students to carefully appraise--rather than blindly accept--the research techniques that are used to produce theories and scholarship. In clear and engaging language, noted criminologists Charis E. Kubrin, Thomas D. Stucky, and Marvin D. Krohn assess the various research methods that have been used to test nine theoretical perspectives of crime.
The Female Offender: Girls, Women, and Crime by
Call Number: HV6046 .F375 2013
Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system. In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind, one of the pioneers in the development of the feminist theoretical perspective in criminology, the subject matter of this book redresses the balance by providing critical insight into these issues.
The History of Terrorism: From Antiquity to Al Qaeda by
Call Number: HV6431 .H5713 2007
This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, chilling threats, and renewed reprisals. In it, some of the best international specialists working on the subject today examine terrorism's long and complex history from antiquity to the present day and find that terror, long the weapon of the weak against the strong, is a tactic as old as warfare itself.
Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice by
Call Number: HV7419 .B36 2013
In the Third Edition of Criminal Justice Ethics, the author once again examines the criminal justice system through an ethical lens identifying ethical issues in practice and in theory, exploring ethical dilemmas, and proposing means through which criminal justice professionals might resolve ethical issues and dilemmas..
The Police Manager, 7th Edition by
Call Number: HV7935 .L9 2013
Provides guidance to students and professionals who aspire to leadership roles in law enforcement, providing a comprehensive explanation of issues and challenges that they will face as police supervisors. This book covers historical and philosophical underpinnings, behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and major issues in modern police work.
Rising Through the Ranks: Leadership Tools and Techniques for Law Enforcement by
Call Number: HV7935 .W96 2008
Effective leadership is a journey, not a destination. Rising through the Ranks will be the starting point in that journey for thousands of men and women in law enforcement. Telling real stories of leadership and courage from police departments and investigative agencies, former DEA agent and Pittsfield, Massachusetts Police Chief Mike Wynn is the perfect author.
Policing in the 21st Century: Community Policing by
Call Number: HV7936.C83 B76 2013
The book is about Community Policing, the policing style for America in the Twenty-First Century. It not only describes the concept in great detail, but it also illuminates how it evolved, and how it is being implemented in various communities throughout America. There is no other law enforcement official or academician who is as capable as Dr. Brown of masterfully presenting the concept of Community Policing, which he pioneered.
Police Leadership and Supervision by
Call Number: HV7936.P47 L66 2013
Interpersonal skills are the most important asset that any police leader can possess. Police Leadership and Supervision will help give you the tools you need to maximize your abilities in leading employees in the police profession. By following the strategies in this book, you will empower those you lead, your department, your communities, and yourself, through your leadership.
Police Field Operations by
Call Number: HV8080.P2 A397 2014
The result of over two years of revisions, Police Field Operations, Eighth Edition brings this essential text up to date with the most recent developments in police practices and procedures. Written from the perspective of a working police officer, the text presents the real-life scenarios an officer is likely to encounter while on-duty. It focuses on community policing, details how and why certain procedures are used, and provides instructional techniques from leading police academies.
Cop Culture: Why Good Cops Go Bad by
Call Number: HV8141 .S54 2014
Demonstrating the highly seductive and overwhelmingly influential culture of policing, the book presents interviews and observations by officers from across the country that explore how individuals may devolve into an aberrant subcultural fraternity. Chief Silverii explains the damaging effects upon the officers’ personal lives as they segregate from social and moral anchors and attach themselves to a lifestyle that may eventually bump up to criminality. The book seeks to answer the ultimate question: why do good cops become bad cops?
Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme by
Call Number: HV9105.P22 E34 2012
Matthew, Angelia, and Charlie are just three children among the thousands who appeared in Judge Mark A. Ciavarella's courtroom between 2003 and 2008 and were sent away to a detention facility in which, it later came to light, Ciavarella had a personal financial stake. The author shows how this miscarriage of justice underscores a multitude of problems with our juvenile justice system, which too often criminalizes standard adolescent behavior, treats adolescents more harshly than if they were adults, and denies them their most fundamental constitutional rights.
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by
Call Number: HV9950 .A437 2012b
Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status - much like their grandparents before them. " In this incisive critique, former litigator-turned-legal-scholar Michelle Alexander provocatively argues that we have not ended racial caste in America: we have simply redesigned it.
Law 101 by
Call Number: KF387 .F45 2010
Now, in this third edition, Jay M. Feinman offers a fully updated survey of American law that incorporates fresh material on 2009 Supreme Court cases, the legal response to the war on terror (including the Guantanamo detainees and electronic surveillance), and to the latest developments in Internet law.In a book brimming with legal puzzles, interesting anecdotes, and thought-provoking questions, Jay M. Feinman's clear introduction to the law provides us with a solid understanding of the American legal tradition.
Evidence: Examples and Explanations by
Call Number: KF8935.Z9 B48 2012
Contents: The general requirement of relevance -- Specific exclusions of relevant material -- Defining hearsay -- Exceptions to the hearsay exclusionary rule -- Examination and impeachment -- Expert testimony -- Privileges -- Authentication and the original writing rule -- Presumptions -- Judicial notice -- Appendix: Federal rules of evidence.
Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...And Sometimes Doesn't by
Call Number: KF9223 .G38 2013
A searing and entertaining manifesto on the ills of the criminal justice system from two of America’s most prominent defense attorneys. Mistrial draws the curtain on the court’s ugly realities—from stealth jurors who secretly swing for a conviction, to cops who regularly lie on the witness stand, to defense attorneys terrified of going to trial. Ultimately, the authors question whether a justice system model drawn up two centuries ago before blogs and television is still viable today.
Peace Officer's Guide to the Hawaii Criminal Code, 2013-2014 Edition by
Call Number: KFH561 .K47 2013 (Hawaii Pacific)
Provides concise references to the laws of the State of Hawaiʻi and and an index to the major categories of offenses law enforcement officers are likely to encounter. Offers condensed sections of relevant content of the Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS).
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