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Shapeshifting for Correctional Facility CNT/HNT

Effective Scenario Training for Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Teams

by Ellis Amdur & Ret. Sgt. Lisabeth Eddy

<p><strong>Hostage Negotiation Within Correctional Facilities</strong></p> <p>This book concerns crisis/hostage negotiation within correctional facilities. It is not only for ‘in-house’ CNT/HNT teams within prisons. Most jails and other ...

ISBN: 1230002299600

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Silent Cells

The Secret Drugging of Captive America

by Anthony Ryan Hatch

<p><strong>A critical investigation into the use of psychotropic drugs to pacify and control inmates and other captives in the vast U.S. prison, military, and welfare systems</strong></p> <p>For at least four decades, U.S. prisons and jails ...

ISBN: 9781452960944

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Stateville

The Penitentiary in Mass Society

by James B. Jacobs

<p>Stateville penitentiary in Illinois has housed some of Chicago's most infamous criminals and was proclaimed to be &quot;the world's toughest prison&quot; by Joseph Ragen, Stateville's powerful warden from 1936 to 1961. It shares with Attica, ...

ISBN: 9780226218830

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Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails

by Christine Tartaro

<p>The second edition of <em>Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails</em> provides a comprehensive exploration of how the stress associated with arrest, sentencing, and incarcerated life can contribute to the onset of a suicidal crisis even ...

ISBN: 9781498558730

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Summary and Analysis of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Based on the Book by Bryan Stevenson

by Worth Books

<p><strong>So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of <em>Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption</em> tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Bryan Stevenson book.</strong><br />  <br /> Crafted and edited ...

ISBN: 9781504044769

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Supervising Offenders in the Community

A History of Probation Theory and Practice

by Maurice Vanstone

<p>In this work Maurice Vanstone provides an authoritative and original account of the history of probation. This invaluable reference tool offers readers a new way of reading probation history and presents an original context for thinking about

ISBN: 9781351896924

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Sweet Hell on Fire

A Memoir of the Prison I Worked In and the Prison I Lived In

by Sara Lunsford

<p>&quot;A gritty, raw, and engrossing voice.&quot;—<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p> <p><em>I was a bad mother,<br /> a bad daughter,<br /> a bad wife, a bad friend.<br /> Boozed out and tired,<br /> with no dreams<br /> and no ...

ISBN: 9781402270772

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The Common Law System in Chinese Context

by Berry Fong-Chung Hau

<p>Under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration on the future of Hong Kong the previous capitalist system and life-style shall remain unchanged for 50 years. This concept has been embedded in the Basic Law of Hong Kong. The future of the Common

ISBN: 9781315488233

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The Cultural Prison

Discourse, Prisoners, and Punishment

by John M. Sloop

<p><strong>The incarcerated in America's cultural imagination.</strong></p> <p><em>The Cultural Prison</em> brings a new dimension to the study of prisoners and punishment by focusing on how the punishment of American offenders is represented ...

ISBN: 9780817390440

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The Death Penalty: Documents Decoded

Documents Decoded

by Joseph A. Melusky & Keith A. Pesto

<p>When is the death penalty considered &quot;cruel and unusual punishment&quot; or &quot;constitutionally permissible&quot;? This book exposes readers directly to landmark opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court that strive to answer difficult ...

ISBN: 9781610691956

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The Dynamics of Desistance

Charting Pathways Through Change

by Deirdre Healy

<p>It is well-established that the majority of youth offenders cease to commit crime in early adulthood, but the mechanisms behind the shift from a criminal to a conventional lifestyle are not fully understood. <em>The Dynamics of ...

ISBN: 9781351544986

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The Future of Crime and Punishment

Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money

by William R. Kelly

<p>Today, we know that crime is often not just a matter of making bad decisions. Rather, there are a variety of factors that are implicated in much criminal offending, some fairly obvious like poverty, mental illness, and drug abuse and others ...

ISBN: 9781538135433

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The Future of Imprisonment

by Michael Tonry

<p>The imprisonment rate in America has grown by a factor of five since 1972. In that time, punishment policies have toughened, compassion for prisoners has diminished, and prisons have gotten worse-a stark contrast to the origins of the prison ...

ISBN: 9780190289812

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The Goodbye Man

by Chad Barton

<p><em>As more people filled the packed church, Jack was forced to move down the wall toward the front, until he was very near the altar. From that vantage point, he could see the young mothers face. He found himself staring at her, unable to ...

ISBN: 9781456743086

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The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 1

Justice and Legal Issues

by Peter Hodgkinson

<p>This volume provides up-to-date and nuanced analysis across a wide spectrum of capital punishment issues. The essays move beyond the conventional legal approach and propose fresh perspectives, including a unique critique of the abolition ...

ISBN: 9781351887533

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The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 2

Abolition and Alternatives to Capital Punishment

by Peter Hodgkinson

<p>The essays selected for this volume develop conventional abolition discourse and explore the conceptual framework through which abolition is understood and posited. Of particular interest is the attention given to an integral but often ...

ISBN: 9781351887502

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The Last Executioner

Memoirs of Thailand's last prison executioner

by Chavoret Jaruboon

<p>Chavoret Jaruboon was personally responsible for executing 55 prison inmates in Thailand’s infamous prisons. As a boy, he wanted to be a teacher like his father, but his life changed when he chose one of the hardest jobs in the world. Honest ...

ISBN: 9781908518415

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The Man Behind the Bars

by Winifred Louise Taylor

<p>The Man Behind the bars by Winifred Louise Taylor.</p> <p>A study of prisons, and men in prison, over a century ago.  Once one has digested this book, one realizes that the more things change, the more they remain the same.  Read this one, ...

ISBN: 1230002034089

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The Ohio State Reformatory

by Nancy K. Darbey

In the state of Ohio, before 1884, most first-time offenders between the ages of 16 and 30 were housed in the Ohio Penitentiary, where they were likely to be influenced by hardened criminals. That changed when the Ohio Legislature approved the ...

ISBN: 9781439655801

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The Original Battle Creek Crime King: Adam “Pump” Arnold’s Vile Reign

by Blaine Pardoe & Victoria Hester

Adam "Pump" Arnold was both feared and regaled in Victorian- era Battle Creek. He was a bootlegger and a pimp, a robber and a con artist, an arsonist and a loan shark and even an assassin. Arnold faced off with the city over illegal liquor sales

ISBN: 9781625857682

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