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Featured Titles - Police
Constables, Marshals, and More by
Call Number: HV 8145 T4 R83 2011
Publication Date: 2011-08-25
Becoming a Texas peace officer -- Legal issues -- Constables -- Railroad police -- Racing Commission -- Cattle brand inspectors -- University police -- Fire marshal -- City marshal -- Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission -- Bailiffs -- Game wardens -- District attorney/county attorney investigators
Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction by
Call Number: HV 9950 S34 2016
Publication Date: 2014-12-24
Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction, Eleventh Edition offers a contemporary, authoritative look at crime in America with a focus on police, courts, and corrections. To make information resonate with students are asked to consider the balance between freedom and security issues and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system as it adapts to cultural, political, and societal changes.
Crisis Negotiations by
Call Number: HV 6598 M35 2014
Publication Date: 2013-11-15
Crisis management history and overview -- Crisis management : crisis response team elements -- Crisis management : goals, tasks, and skills : the REACCT model -- Crisis management : risk assessment -- Crisis management : communication in crisis negotiations -- Crisis managment : negotiating with emotionally disturbed and mentally ill individuals : recognition and guidelines -- Crisis management : negotiating with depressed and suicidal persons -- Crisis management : negotiating with special populations -- Crisis management : the extraordinary and unique : prisons, correctional facilities, and special negotiation incidents -- Crisis management : hostage dynamics -- Crisis management : managing stress and trauma.
Decision Point by
Call Number: HV 7924 .G74 2015
Publication Date: 2015-03-20
This book assists readers in understanding the real-life dilemmas law enforcement officers confront throughout their careers. The scenarios are riveting, and the discussion points force readers to consider the myriad options officers face in these dilemmas. One thing is certain as made clear by the decision points in every chapter ethical decision-making is an extraordinarily difficult endeavor in the law enforcement profession
Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice by
Call Number: HV 8138 W76 2015
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Covers law enforcement and the criminal justice system. This book features a realistic and relevant "boots on the street" perspective, real world examples in every chapter, and information on a range of hottest topics, the Towards Zero Death (TZD) traffic-safety initiative, rapid DNA profiling, CompStat Plus, and warrantless searches of vehicles.
Women and Crime by
Call Number: HV 6250.4 W65 M32645 2014
Publication Date: 2013-04-30
Foundations of feminist criminology -- Women and crime : introduction -- Data on female offending and victimization -- Theories of victimization -- Theories on victimization and offending -- Woman as victims -- Women and victimization : rape and sexual assaultassault -- Women and victimization : intimate partner abuse and stalking -- International issues in the victimization of women -- Women as offenders -- Girls and juvenile delinquency -- Female offenders : drug, property, and victimless crimes -- Female offenders and their crimes -- Processing and sentencing of female offenders -- The supervision and incarceration of women -- Women professionals and the criminal justice system -- Police corrections, and offender services -- Courts and victim services.
Featured Titles - Fire
Fire Department Incident Safety Officer by
Call Number: TH 9182 D63 2016
Publication Date: 2015-09-04
Preparing the incident safety officer -- Front-loading your knowledge and skills -- The incident safety officer on-scene:
Crucible of Fire by
Call Number: TH 9503 H45 2011
Publication Date: 2011-06-01
"Urban conflagrations, such as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the Great Boston Fire the following year, terrorized the citizens of nineteenth-century American cities. However, urban rebirth in the aftermath of great fires offered a chance to shape the future. Ultimately residents and planners created sweeping changes in the methods of constructing buildings, planning city streets, engineering water distribution systems, underwriting fire insurance, and firefighting itself ..."
Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival by
Call Number: TH9182 .F67 2017
Publication Date: 2016-08-25
Fire and emergency services culture -- Personal and organizational accountability -- Risk management -- Unsafe practices -- Professional development -- Medical, fitness, performance, and rehab standards -- Data collection and research -- Emerging technologies -- Fatality and injury investigations -- Grant programs -- Emergency response -- Occupational behavioral health in the fire and emergency services -- Fire prevention, community risk reduction, and sprinklers -- Emergency response vehicles and equipment.
Fire and Emergency Services Administration: Management and Leadership Practices by
Call Number: TH 9158 S64 2014
Publication Date: 2013-05-01
Fire and Emergency Services Administration: Management and Leadership Practices, Second Edition covers the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education's (FESHE) Bachelor's Core Level Fire and Emergency Services Administration model curriculum. To effectively lead modern public safety organizations and the various components within them, individuals must possess a solid understanding of the always-changing issues that face the fire and emergency medical services