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The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

by Michael McCall, Christina DeJong, Christopher E. Smith & Madhavi M. McCall et al. Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal...

The Common Law

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Dover Publications (January 09, 2013)

Only paperback edition of great legal classic. Lucid, accessible coverage of liability, criminal law, torts, contracts, more, from historical perspective. New introduction by Sheldon M. Novick. Table of Cases....

Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki City Lights Publishers (December 15, 2013)

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.

Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo & Adam Goldman Atria Books (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11 national security investigations—a breathtaking race to stop a second devastating terrorist attack on...

All the Centurions

by Robert Leuci HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The bestselling book and acclaimed film Prince of the City told only part of Robert Leuci's story. In All the Centurions, he shares the full account of his years as a narcotics detective with the New York Police...

The Case for Capital Punishment

by Alfred B. Heilbrun Jr. Hamilton Books (December 03, 2012)

Does the prospect of possible execution save lives by deterring the act of murder? Heilbrun presents evidence concerning whether state death penalties demonstrate the two necessary properties of a true deterrent....

Right-Wing Resurgence: How a Domestic Terrorist Threat is Being Ignored

by Daryl Johnson & Mark Potok Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2012)

In Right Wing Resurgence, author Daryl Johnson offers a detailed account of the growth of right wing extremism and militias in the United States and the increasing threat they pose. He presents a comprehensive...

Double Cross

by Bettina Giancana, Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana & Tim Newark Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious...

The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...

Impact Statement

by Bob Halloran Skyhorse (September 17, 2013)

As the biggest criminal trial since the Boston Strangler draws nearer, the public’s fascination with the life and crimes of mob boss Whitey Bulger continues to heat up. Many stories have been told about the...

Guns Across the Border

by Mike Detty Skyhorse (April 29, 2013)

Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner, intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of “gun walking” sting operations,...

Getting Away With Murder

by Richard D. Mahoney Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the “American Taliban,” and why we never got the truth about either—until now. When John Walker...


by Ken Sanz & Scott M. Deitche Skyhorse (January 20, 2015)

The true story of the man who scammed the mob and informed the FBI for over two decades.

Eddie Trascher had balls. Born in the bayou of Louisiana, Eddie learned about gambling at the side of his stepfather. Starting...

A Unified Theory of Justice and Crime

by Michael J. DeValve, Tammy S. Garland & Elizabeth Q. Wright Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Despite great effort and some improvements, criminal justice today still seems like an oxymoron. There are some very good reasons for this feeling: catastrophic failures abound and marginal improvements appear...

This Stops Today

by Dave Smitherman, Gwen Carr & Hillary Rodham Clinton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

After the death of her son, Eric Garner, at the hands of New York City police officers on Staten Island went viral, Gwen Carr’s life changed forever. The illegal chokehold that took Garner’s life has been...

God on High

by Laurie Cozad Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

God on High examines cannabis-based religious groups in Canada and the United States. These religious groups are on the rise as cannabis use is further decriminalized or legalized. In examining these groups,...

Punishment Without Crime

by Alexandra Natapoff Basic Books (December 31, 2018)

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminals

Punishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by examining...

Excessive Use of Force

by Loretta P. Prater Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 08, 2018)

The vast majority of the law enforcement officers in this country perform their very difficult jobs with respect for their communities and in compliance with the law. Even so, there have been incidents in which...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

by Jon Robins Biteback Publishing (May 08, 2018)

Whenever a miscarriage of justice case hits the headlines, it is tempting to dismiss it as a shocking aberration. A mistake in a system that otherwise functions in a perfectly satisfactory fashion.

This important...

Security Governance in East Africa

by Kennedy Agade Mkutu, Tom Ogwang, Doreen Alusa & Laura Wunder et al. Lexington Books (December 15, 2017)

This collection of cases from East Africa, contributed largely by locally-based authors, explores the increasing security governance phenomenon in the region: that is, the mix of state and non-state actors,...

Social Inequality, Criminal Justice, and Race in Tennessee

by Gerald K. Fosten Lexington Books (December 21, 2017)

This book examines the national criminal justice system’s and the state of Tennessee criminal justice system’s policies in terms of how they balance the citizens’ need for prisons with the private sector's...

Policing and Race in America

by James D. Ward, Barry D. Friedman, Robert Maranto & Ian Kingsbury et al. Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

This edited collection explores policing in America in regards to minority groups. The essays discuss how the relationship between police and minority groups affects politics, the economy, and minority groups’...

Spirit & Truth

by Adam Davis & Neil Kennedy Joseph Adam Davis (February 01, 2015)

Refuel before duty, clear your mind of the negative, prepare to do work! 

Having faith in Christ and living out that faith as a law enforcement officer doesn't mean you are a weaker law enforcement officer,...

Street-Level Sovereignty

by John Brigham, Sarah Marusek, Andrea Pavoni & Allen Linken et al. Lexington Books (October 03, 2017)

Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law is a collection of scholarship that considers the experience of law that is subject to social interpretation for its meaning and importance within...

Eliot Ness

by Paul W. Heimel Cumberland House Publishing (September 20, 2000)

This is the definitive biography of the famous crimefighter, Eliot Ness.

Behind the Hollywood legend portrayed by Robert Stack and Kevin Costner is a fascinating and highly effective lawman whose courage and...

Historic Photos of Texas Lawmen

by Mike Cox Turner (December 01, 2008)

The history of law enforcement in the Lone Star State goes back well before photography, dating to Texas’s days as part of the Spanish empire. After that Texas became a province of Mexico and for nearly a...

Fire Department City of New York

by Paul Hashagen & Janet Kimmerly Turner (October 02, 2002)

Fire Department City of New York honors the department's 137 years of dedicated service to the City of New York by chronicling its history of the department with a updated listing of all the firefighters that...

The Grangegorman Murders

by Alan Bailey Gill Books (July 31, 2015)

On the morning of 7 March 1997, the bodies of two elderly female patients were discovered in their sheltered accommodation at Grangegorman Psychiatric Hospital in Dublin.

It would be a further 16 years before...

The Guarding of Ireland – The Garda Síochána and the Irish State 1960–2014

by Conor Brady Gill Books (September 26, 2014)

A very timely analysis of the Garda Síochána, the Irish police force, as it navigates one of the most difficult years since its foundation.

It is a story marked by success and failure, by attempted reform and...

Our 50-State Border Crisis

by Howard Buffett Hachette Books (April 03, 2018)

Our 50-State Border Crisis is an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on America's border crisis that will change the public conversation about one of our country's biggest threats.

Howard G. Buffett has...

Trafficking Justice

by Lauren A. McCarthy Cornell University Press (September 30, 2015)

In response to a growing human trafficking problem and domestic and international pressure, human trafficking and the use of slave labor were first criminalized in Russia in 2003. In Trafficking Justice, Lauren...

The money laundry

by J. C. Sharman Cornell University Press

A generation ago not a single country had laws to counter money laundering; now, more countries have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) policies than have armed forces. In The Money Laundry, J. C. Sharman...

J. Edgar Hoover Goes to the Movies

by John Sbardellati Cornell University Press

Between 1942 and 1958, J. Edgar Hoover's Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a sweeping and sustained investigation of the motion picture industry to expose Hollywood's alleged subversion of "the American...

A Crisis Negotiator's Field Manual

by Gerald G Doane Code-4-Productions (June 12, 2017)

This book is about crisis negotiating by police officers.  It references detailed strategies, policies, procedures, and actual experiences for the crisis negotiator to use in the classroom or in the field. ...


by Anthony Davila Anthony Davila (May 21, 2017)

Since September 11th, America’s decision makers have examined issues related to training as it pertains to emergency responders to a suicide bombing incident, relationships between communities with police,...

The Terror Factory

by Trevor Aaronson Ig Publishing (January 08, 2013)

A groundbreaking work of investigative journalism, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism exposes how the FBI has, under the guise of engaging in counterterrorism since 9/11, built...

Law Enforcement and the INS

by George Weissinger Hamilton Books (March 29, 2017)

This book updates prior research that utilized the perceptions of criminal investigators of the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS), and compares these perceptions with immigration enforcement priorities...


by Paul Eltzbacher Dancing Unicorn Books (March 12, 2017)

Anarchism is generally defined as the political philosophy which holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, or alternatively as opposing authority in the conduct of human relations. Proponents...

Everyday Law in Russia

by Kathryn Hendley Cornell University Press (February 01, 2017)

Everyday Law in Russia challenges the prevailing common wisdom that Russians cannot rely on their law and that Russian courts are hopelessly politicized and corrupt. While acknowledging the persistence of verdicts...

Paths to Making a Difference: Leading in Government

by Paul R. Lawrence & Mark A. Abramson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2011)

To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present...

Norman Hall's State Trooper & Highway Patrol Exam Preparation Book

by Norman Hall Adams Media (January 01, 1997)

Nationally-recognized test expert Norman Hall reveals his proven test-taking methods and winning strategies guaranteed to produce a score of 80 to 100% on your written exam!

Hall provides full-length practice...

The Everything Guide To Careers In Law Enforcement

by Paul D Bagley Adams Media (January 19, 2007)

There is no more challenging and rewarding career than law enforcement, but so few know where to start in order to break into this exciting field.

Written by a seasoned law enforcement professional, The Everything...

State Violence, Collusion and the Troubles

by Maurice Punch Pluto Press (March 08, 2012)

The period in Northern Ireland known as 'the Troubles' (1968-98) seemed to have been conclusively ended by the official peace process. But recent violence from dissident Republicans shows that tensions from...

Call in Pinkerton's: American Detectives at Work for Canada

by David Ricardo Williams Dundurn (September 01, 1998)

Call in Pinkerton's is the history of the agency's work on behalf of Canadian governments and police forces.

Ghost of the Innocent Man

by Benjamin Rachlin Little, Brown and Company (August 15, 2017)

A gripping account of wrongfully imprisoned Willie J. Grimes, his 24-year-road to justice, and the founding of North Carolina's Innocence Inquiry Commission, the only organization of its kind in the country....

Blue on Blue

by Charles Campisi & Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (February 07, 2017)

In one of the most illuminating portraits of police work ever, Chief Charles Campisi describes the inner workings of the world’s largest police force and his unprecedented career putting bad cops behind bars....


by John Mueller Free Press (November 14, 2006)

Why have there been no terrorist attacks in the United States since 9/11? It is ridiculously easy for a single person with a bomb-filled backpack, or a single explosives-laden automobile, to launch an attack....

Crossing the Thinnest Line: How Embracing Diversity¿from the Office to the Oscars¿Makes America Stronger

by Lauren Leader-Chivee Center Street (September 20, 2016)

F ROM THE VERY FOUNDING OF OUR NATION, diversity has been one of our greatest strengths but also the greatest source of conflict. In less than a generation, America will become "minority-majority," and the...


by Joe Domanick Simon & Schuster (August 11, 2015)

Vividly drawn and character-driven, Blue is simultaneously a gripping drama of cops, crime, and politics, and a primer on police policy and reform.

Beginning with the 1992 Los Angeles Riots and ending with the...

FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics

by Federal Bureau of Investigatio of Investigation & Jacqueline Fish Skyhorse (June 02, 2015)

Guidance and procedures for safe and efficient methods from the FBI’s Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division.

The FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics is the official procedural guide for...