Political Science - Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement

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The Run of His Life: The People V. O....

Jeffrey Toobin

The Run of His Life

Published: Sep 2015

American Prison: A Reporter's Underco...

Shane Bauer

New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018One of President Barack Obama's favorite books of 2018A New York Times Notable Book A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one ...

Published: Jun 2019

Among the Thugs

Bill Buford

They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known univer...

Published: Jun 1993

Answering 911: Life in the Hot Seat

Caroline Burau

"At a pace matching the flashing lights on a 911 console, Caroline Burau puts us in the hot seat and shows us the madness, the sadness, and the gallows humor of a profession that serves and protects in ways we never dream. And by...

Published: Sep 2007

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Yvonne Davis

Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privitization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant w...

Published: Aug 2003

Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Rede...

Joe Domanick

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 tumultuous police controv...

Published: Aug 2016

U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most ...

Mike Earp

Blending history and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp—a descendant of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp—offers an exclusive and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the most storied law enforcement agency in America, illumina...

Published: May 2015

Police Officer Exam for Dummies

Raymond Foster

Your ticket to a higher score on the police officer examPolice exams are becoming increasingly difficult to pass, as law enforcement agencies are looking for the most capable officers from the candidate application pool. To help selec...

Published: Feb 2011

With Liberty and Justice for Some: Ho...

Glenn Greenwald

"The most important voice to have entered the political discourse in years."---Bill MoyersThe founding principle of the United States was that the rule of law would be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a...

Published: Jul 2012

The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is...

Philip K. Howard

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice." So notes Philip K. Howard in th...

Published: Mar 1996

The Secrets of the FBI

Ronald Kessler

New York Times bestselling author reveals the FBI’s most closely guarded secrets, with an insider look at the bureau’s inner workings and intelligence investigations.   Based on inside access and hundreds of interviews with feder...

Published: Aug 2012

Into the Kill Zone: A Cop's Eye View ...

David Klinger

What's it like to have the legal sanction to shoot and kill? This compelling and often startling book answers this, and many other questions about the oft-times violent world inhabited by our nation's police officers. Written by a cop...

Published: Sep 2006

Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Prote...

Derecka Purnell

One of the New York Times'6 New Paperbacks to Read Now in paperback and with new material, a 2021 Kirkus Best Book of the year in both Nonfiction and Current Events, the book Naomi Klein called: “a triumph of political i...

Published: Oct 2022

Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Ta...

Harvey Silverglate

The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the ...

Published: Jun 2011

The Price They Pay

Karen Solomon

The Price They Pay will attempt to return to the modern police officer something they have been lacking for a long time - humanity. It will tell the story of the mother and child who lost their husband and father to a hit and run, all...

Published: Oct 2015

Police State: How America's Cops Get ...

Gerry Spence

In his 60-plus years as a trial lawyer, Gerry Spence has never represented a person accused of a crime in which the police hadn’t themselves violated the law. Whether by covering up their corrupt dealings, by the falsification or ma...

Published: Dec 2016

From a Cop's Viewpoint: Investigation...

M. a. Taylor

Have you ever wondered about the differences between City, State and Federal Law Enforcement? How about, who's really in charge and why? What about the basic approach cops take when tackling a crime? If you've had any of the above q...

Published: Jul 2015

The End of Policing

Alex Vitale

The problem is not overpolicing, it is policing itselfRecent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and impr...

Published: Sep 2018

NYPD: Stories of Survival from the Wo...

Clint Willis

New York has always inspired larger-than-life tales and great writing—but on the topic of cops and crime it provides more raw material than almost anywhere else. A long history of classic films, television hits, and of course, books...

Published: Oct 2002

Copikaze: A Crucible to Manage Missio...

Thomas Rizzo

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Published: Jul 2021
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