Download Drug Testing in Law Enforcement Agencies: Social Control in by James R. Brunet PDF

By James R. Brunet

Drug checking out has develop into an more and more vital a part of the general public zone office. For legislation enforcement officials, courts have granted govt employers broad discretion in opting for a drug checking out approach. Brunet seeks to appreciate what leads one legislations enforcement enterprise to undertake a extra rigorous checking out software whereas one other abstains from trying out staff altogether. An rising literature on drug trying out as a mechanism of social regulate offers the theoretical base. An research of a pattern of legislation enforcement organisations reveals proof that social distance inside of police businesses, the social prestige of officials, and the effect of 3rd events play major roles in shaping a department?s drug checking out coverage.

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Download Policing and Contemporary Governance: The Anthropology of by W. Garriott PDF

By W. Garriott

What's it that police and policing truly do? What are the results? How are those results mediated and skilled by way of diverse humans at varied instances and in several contexts? This quantity attracts awareness to the centrality of police and policing to the undertaking of governance and the adventure of being human within the modern global.

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By Will Staeger

Whilst quasi-retired CIA operative W. Cooper's regimen of debauchery is interrupted by means of a request for his assist in fencing hundreds of thousands of bucks in gold artifacts, Cooper does not see a downside—until, that's, everybody hooked up to the artifacts starts off death. Crackerjack intelligence analyst Julie Laramie, in the meantime, is shipped to a gathering with a former head of the CIA, who tells her the 1st case of a suicide bombing by means of an American citizen has happened in the continental usa. a dangerous filovirus used to be dispersed . . . and the "suicide sleeper" was once now not by myself. Laramie is informed to shape her personal civilian "counterterror unit"—and for the function of operative, she has no selection yet to name in Cooper. because the military of suicide sleepers and their chief are pointed out, Cooper needs to name upon the old-school abilities he is attempted for therefore decades to overlook . . . and by the point he is dispatched for his most deadly project but, it can be too overdue for his undertaking to topic.

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