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The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America
The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America
by Barry Latzer
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A compelling case can be made that violent crime, especially in the period after the late 1960s, was one of the most significant domestic issues in the United States, and perhaps in the nations of the West generally. Aside from the movement for black... (read more)

Available October 2015
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What Matters in Policing?: Change, Values and Leadership in Turbulent Times
What Matters in Policing?: Change, Values and Leadership in Turbulent Times
by Auke Van Dijk
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Studies of policing tend to focus on effectiveness—on what works—rather than on the more important question of what matters, of why policing should be done in particular ways or reformed or restructured. This book explores that angle, looking... (read more)

Available September 2015
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The Valley of the Shadow of Death: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption
The Valley of the Shadow of Death: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption
by Kermit Alexander
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In this heart-wrenching memoir, former NFL star Kermit Alexander tells the devastating true story of the horrific massacre of his family and his subsequent years of despair, followed by a spiritual renewal that showed him a way to rebuild his family and... (read more)

Available September 22, 2015
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Deadly Valentines: The Story of Capone's Henchman "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn and Louise Rolfe, His Blonde Alibi
Deadly Valentines: The Story of Capone's Henchman "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn and Louise Rolfe, His Blonde Alibi
by Jeffrey Gusfield
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An unforgettable duo who grabbed headlines and defined the exciting gangland world of 1920s Chicago   Deadly Valentines details one of the most outrageous stories of the Capone era, a twin biography of a couple who defined the extremes and excesses... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Intermediaries in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Communication for Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants
Intermediaries in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Communication for Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants
by Richard Wolfson
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Intermediaries are independent communication specialists who assist children and vulnerable adults who are involved with the criminal justice system—for example, during police interviews or at trial. This is the first book to look in depth at the... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century
Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century
by Andrew Wender Cohen
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How skirting the law once defined America's relation to the world.... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Looking Down the Corridors: Allied Aerial Espionage Over East Germany and Berlin, 1945-1990
Looking Down the Corridors: Allied Aerial Espionage Over East Germany and Berlin, 1945-1990
by Peter Jefferies
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This is the only book, written by experts with first-hand knowledge, to examine in detail the clandestine reconnaissance operations over East Germany during the Cold War era. Between 1945 and 1990 the wartime Western Allies mounted some of the most... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Fortune's Spear: A Forgotten Story of Genius, Fraud, and Finance in the Roaring Twenties
Fortune's Spear: A Forgotten Story of Genius, Fraud, and Finance in the Roaring Twenties
by Martin Vander Weyer
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and#147;Backed by exceptional research, this is an intriguing read on financial history and reform in the early days of the twentieth century from a very British perspective.and#8221; and#151;Library Journal Gerard Lee Bevan was the epitome of an... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Hollywood Scandals: Sordid Tales of Celebrities, Swindlers, and Conmen
Hollywood Scandals: Sordid Tales of Celebrities, Swindlers, and Conmen
by Ted Schwarz
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Here are Hollywoods biggest stars as they never wanted you to know them—all behaving very, very badly. They stood drunkenly outside the three-suite apartment building—singer/actor Frank Sinatra, baseball star Joe DiMaggio, and a pair of private... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement
Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement
by Jean Casella
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The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than 80,000 people in isolation... (read more)

Available February 2016
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John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
by Sam L. Amirante
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“Sam, could you do me a favor?” Thus begins a story that has now become part of Americas true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga—the story of a young lawyer... (read more)

Available August 2015
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A History of Heists: Bank Robbery in America
A History of Heists: Bank Robbery in America
by Jerry Clark
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"Retired FBI agent Clark and veteran journalist Palattella opt for breadth rather than depth in this solid survey of bank robberies in the United States, beginning in 1798 with the first one on record and spanning to the present. Their work suffers a bit... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker
by Doug Swanson
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A rip-roaring saga of murder, money, and the making of Las Vegas They say in Vegas you canand#8217;t understand the town unless you understand Benny Binionand#151;mob boss, casino owner, and creator of the World Series of Poker. Beginning as a Texas... (read more)

Available July 28, 2015
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White Devil: The True Story of the First White Asian Crime Boss
White Devil: The True Story of the First White Asian Crime Boss
by Bob Halloran
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The amazing true story of the only white man to rise to the top of the Chinese mafia. In August 2013, “Bac Guai” John Willis, also known as the “White Devil” because of his notorious ferocity, was sentenced to 20 years for drug... (read more)

Available December 2015
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He Killed Them All: Robert Durst and My Quest for Justice
He Killed Them All: Robert Durst and My Quest for Justice
by Lisa Depaulo
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Former prosecutor Jeanine Pirroand#8212;the and#8220;true heroand#8221; (andlt;iandgt;New York Postandlt;/iandgt;) of the hit HBO documentary series andlt;iandgt;The Jinxandlt;/iandgt;and#8212;offers the transfixing true story of her tireless fifteen... (read more)

Available September 8, 2015
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Written in Blood
Written in Blood
by Mike Silverman
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Available August 2015
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Murder in Grosse Pointe Park: Privilege, Adultery, and the Killing of Jane Bashara
Murder in Grosse Pointe Park: Privilege, Adultery, and the Killing of Jane Bashara
by Steve Miller
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Investigative reporter, and author of Nobody's Women, Steve Miller makes a thoroughly researched inquiry into a murder that rocked the privileged world of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Bob Bashara: husband, father, Rotary Club president and community leader.... (read more)

Available December 1, 2015
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Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War Against Somali Piracy
Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War Against Somali Piracy
by John Boyle
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For the first time in history, the navies of every superpower on the planet have united against a common enemy—a couple thousand ragtag underfed men and boys. Crammed together in tiny open boats, they range up to a thousand miles away from... (read more)

Available July 7, 2015
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Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America
Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America
by Kristian Williams
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Let's begin with the basics: violence is an inherent part of policing. The police represent the most direct means by which the state imposes its will on the citizenry. They are armed, trained, and authorized to use force. Like the possibility of arrest,... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre
Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre
by Michael Knox Beran
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Arguing that it is "less the quality of the crimes than the attitude of the age which determines the gruesomeness of its murders," Michael Beran brings to life the ghastly ambiance of a vanished epoch, and gives us a terrifying glimpse of the horror... (read more)

Available August 2015
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