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Beating the Devil's Game: A History of Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

Katherine Ramsland

Today, the basic precepts of criminal investigation—fingerprints, DNA, blood evidence—are known among professionals and lay people alike. But behind each of these familiar concepts is a fascinating story of the evolution of science and law... (read more)

Forensics and Evidence
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Analysing Police Interviews: Laughter, Confessions and the Tape

Elisabeth Carter

Winner of the British Society of Criminology 'Criminology Book Prize 2012' This book uses transcripts from real UK police interviews, investigating previously unexplored and under-explored areas of the process. It illustrates the way in which police and... (read more)

Enforcement and Investigation
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Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Law

Philip K Howard

How to restore the can-do spirit that made America great, from the author of the best-selling The Death of Common Sense. Americans are losing the freedom to make sense maintain order in the classroom, managers are trained to avoid candor, schools ban the... (read more)

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Stealing Your Life: The Ultimate Identity Theft Prevention Plan

Frank Abagnale

The charismatic forger immortalized in the film Catch Me If You Can exposes the astonishing tactics of todays identity theft criminals and offers powerful strategies to thwart them based on his second career as an acclaimed fraud-fighting consultant... (read more)

Mobs and Organized Crime
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Joey the Hitman: The Autobiography of a Mafia Killer (Adrenaline Classics)


Following up on the success of the Adrenaline title Mob: Stories of Death and Betrayal from Organized Crime, Adrenaline Classics brings back the New York Times bestseller (originally published as Killer) that helped pave the way for the latest generation... (read more)

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A Different Kind of Cell: The Story of a Murderer Who Became a Monk

W Paul Jones

The gripping story of one man?'s remarkable spiritual journey A most dangerous criminal, convicted of five violent murders, Clayton Anthony Fountain was condemned in 1974 to live out his days in solitary confinement at the highest-security prison in the... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List: Over Fifty Years of Convicts, Robbers, Terrorists, and Other Rogues

Duane Swierczynski

In 1949, a crime reporter looking for a way to fill a column published the nations ten worst criminals as classified by the FBI: two accused murderers, four escaped convicts, a bank robber, and three “confidence men.” In addition to the stark... (read more)

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The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-Ups, and Courage

Graham A. Rayman

In May 2010, NYPD officer Adrian Schoolcraft made national headlines when he released a series of secretly recorded audio tapes exposing corruption and abuse at the highest levels of the police department. But, according to a lawsuit filed by Schoolcraft... (read more)

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