Dilemmas of Corrections Multidisciplinary Perspectives

ISBN-10: 1577663985

ISBN-13: 9781577663980

Edition: 5th 2006

Authors: Kenneth C. Haas, Geoffrey P. Alpert

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List price: $45.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 571
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Dr Geoffrey P. Alpert received his Ph.D. from Washington State University. For more than twenty years he has specialized in research on high-risk police activities. His work includes police use of force, deadly force, emergency and pursuit driving, racial profiling, police decision-making, early warning systems and the impact of performance measures. Dr Alpert has been awarded numerous research grants from the United States Department of Justice and other governmental funding agencies. He has also worked directly with police departments by assisting with policy development and officer training and he has worked with agencies in Canada, England, France and the United States. Dr Alpert has written more than fifteen books and one hundred research articles. He has been interviewed on the leading television news broadcasts in England and the United States.

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