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Re-Imagining Policing in Canada

Dennis Cooley

Policing in Canada is in the process of change: similar to other nations in the western world, many of the policing services that were provided by public forces in the past are being gradually handed over to private security agencies. Complex networks of... (read more)

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Deadly Innocence?

Robert Perske

Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.... (read more)

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The Poet and the Murderer

Simon Worrall

In an unforgettable portrait of a brilliant con artist, acclaimed journalist Worrall takes readers into the haunting mind of Mark Hofmann, one of the most daring literary forgers and most remorseless murderers of the late 20th century.... (read more)

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Crime Scene: The Ultimate Guide to Forensic Science

Richard Platt

Revealing the very latest high-tech techniques of forensic detection, "Crime Scene" uses case studies and amazing digital imagery to show how science uncovers the truth about how crimes were committed and who carried them out. Full color.... (read more)

Prisons and Prisoners
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Schooling in a "Total Institution": Critical Perspectives on Prison Education (Series in Language and Ideology, 1069-6806)

Howard S. Davidson

This critical perspective on prison education is a marked departure from a literature dominated by descriptions of the criminal mind and correctional education strategies to cure it. Davidson's contributors are prisoners or former prisoners who finished... (read more)

Mobs and Organized Crime
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Operation Fly Trap: L.A. Gangs, Drugs, and the Law

Susan A. Phillips

In 2003, an FBI-led task force known as Operation Fly Trap attempted to dismantle a significant drug network in two Bloods-controlled, African American neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The operation would soon be considered an enormous success, noted for... (read more)

Cops and Police Stories
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We're Going to Win This Thing: The Shocking Frame-Up of a Mafia Crime Buster

Lin Devecchio

FBI agent Lin DeVecchio was a key player in the New York mafia wars from the late seventies through the early nineties. Yet despite his stunning success fighting organized crime, DeVecchio was accused of switching sides. Now, DeVecchio and bestselling... (read more)

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The Monster of Florence

Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi

In the tradition of John Berendt's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and Erik Larson's The Devil in the White City, Douglas Preston weaves a captivating account of crime and punishment in the lush hills of Florence, Italy. Douglas Preston fulfilled... (read more)

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