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Featured Protective Services E-Books
Fire Science and Technology
Arson Investigation by
Publication Date: 2004-02-01
This unique book presents a step-by-step approach to arson investigation. it provides specific, in-depth information on basic fire knowledge, cause and origin of fires, basic electrical knowledge, the automobile fire, the youthful fire setter, the insurance fraud fire, the fatal fire, the motive for fire setting, the interview and interrogation, and the polygraph and voice stress tests.
Facilities Evaluation Handbook by
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Buildings Performance. Building inspection.
Buildings Safety measures. Construction Inspection. Technology & Engineering Construction General.
Fire Safety by
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Part of the Safety and Risk in Society series.
Fire prevention. Fire protection engineering. Fires.
Technology & Engineering Construction General.
Living with Fire by
Publication Date: 2008-08-04
Fire, both inevitable and ubiquitous, plays a crucial role in North American ecosystems. But as necessary as fire is to maintaining healthy ecosystems, it threatens human lives and livelihoods in unacceptable ways. This volume explores the rich yet largely uncharted terrain at the intersection of fire policy, fire science, and fire management in order to find better ways of addressing this pressing dilemma.
Making the Nation Safe from Fire by
Publication Date: 2003-08-15
This report highlights markers along a pathway to the future, discusses the nation's fire research needs and the resources that will be required, and suggests a role for NSF and other key agencies and institutions.
Police Science and Technology
Crime Scene to Court by
Publication Date: 2007-10-31
Crime Scene to Court covers all three main areas of an investigation where forensic science is practised, namely the scene of the crime, the forensic laboratory and the court. Coverage includes details of how crime scene and forensic examinations are conducted in the United Kingdom, the principles of crime scene investigations and the importance of this work in an investigation, and courtroom procedures and the role of the expert witness.
Police Interrogation and American Justice by
Publication Date: 2009-06-01
Richard Leo sheds light on a little-known corner of our criminal justice system-the police interrogation. Incriminating statements are necessary to solve crimes,
Police Requests for Compliance by
Publication Date: 2003-06-01
The central question is whether coercive tactics (e.g. commanding a suspect) of procedurally just tactics (e.g. giving a suspect the opportunity to tell his or her side of the situation) are more powerful in explaining citizen's decisions to comply with police requests.
Training the 21st Century Police Officer by
Publication Date: 2003-07-31
The object of this book is to provide analyses and recommendations to assist the LAPD in meeting certain requirements and ultimately enabling LAPD to better serve the interests of the people of Los Angeles through improved training in five critical areas: use of force, search and seizure, arrest procedures, community policing, and diversity awareness.