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Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society

Author(s): Christine Gardiner, Matthew J Hickman

Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to ...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

The fifth edition can be found HERE  Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon...

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Peter Daempfle

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curric...

So You Want to be a CSI?

Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill

Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing. Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?So You Want to be a CSI? presents Crime Scene Investigation as students would encounter it in...

Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It

Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina

New Ninth Edition Now Available!The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology pro...

Gangs

Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki

Explore the gang phenomenon with respect to the core components of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as groundbreaking information on new topics. This text presents a traditional and brief ove...

Applied Freshwater Stream Ecology

Author(s): THOMAS SHAHADY

Applied Freshwater Ecology explains the study of water quality in a river system. It begins in the field of applied science showing how information is acquired and disseminated. Turning to understanding of the stream system, the book explains the unique properties of water and streams in the landsca...

Human Trafficking: Intelligence and Investigation

Author(s): Heather Zurburg King

Human Trafficking: Intelligence and Investigation is an innovative approach to understanding and combating human trafficking. From the lens of the criminal justice discipline, the textbook provides a practical resource for how to gather intelligence related to human trafficking cases and apply neces...

Event Management Blueprint: Creating and Managing Successful Sports Events

Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells

Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sport...

Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management

Author(s): Steven Taylor, Matthew Garrett

Every organization in sport, entertainment, and venue management struggles to find employees that “get it.” Very few have any idea of what working in this industry is really like. Even fewer are willing to put in the effort required.Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment, & Venue Management he...