Author: Jason Porterfield
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Work as an undercover gang investigator is not for everyone. This career guide is for those young people who feel they have the physical and mental toughness and resourcefulness to work in this most difficult of fields. In addition to explaining exactly what personality type is needed and what sorts of physical, emotional, and psychological skills are required, this guide also discusses the most effective pathways to a career in undercover law enforcement, the necessary coursework, two- and four-year degree programs, training, police work, and the networking necessary to break into the undercover ranks at the local, state, or federal level. This career resource meets Common Core standards for career preparedness and work readiness content.
Author: Wayne L. Davis, Ph.D.
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2014-04
This book discusses issues related to terrorism and suggests how to perform risk assessment via academic research. First, this book discusses several behavioral disorders and theories related to crime. Theories are important because they describe the problem, they control the survey questions during a study (the instrument must be valid), and they provide possible solutions to the problem. Second, this book discusses terrorism and risk management, emergency response, HazMat scenes, agroterrorism, and some of the pros and cons of different strategies for managing terrorism. Finally, this book shows how to investigate a problem via academic research. Several research proposal examples are provided. Reading about a problem is good, but knowing how to solve a problem is better. What the readers will come to realize is that there are many assumptions and limitations related to a study, which may impact the credibility of the study. Hence, readers will come to realize the value of scholarly, peer-reviewed articles.
Author: Frank J. Schmalleger
Release Date: 2012-07
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Release Date: 2001
Genre: American literature
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