5 edition of The Popular Policeman and Other Cases found in the catalog.
January 22, 2006
by Amsterdam University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||286|
Sensational cases from a legendary New York City detective's career. Fans of Martin Scorsese'sGangs of New York already have some idea of the environment that gave rise to 19th-century policeman Thomas Byrnes (–): the poverty-stricken, crime- and vice-ridden Five Points area of Manhattan. Byrnes first drew attention as a young police Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. The book offers a behind the scenes look at how officers solve crime without the emphasis on violence. This book is great for a child that is interested in more than the basics of what police.
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"The Popular Policeman and Other Cases is a rare find: a book that is both good science and a good read. Professors Wagenaar and Crombag, figures of international stature in psychology and law, provide rich and vivid descriptions of a wide variety of actual cases in which they brought their ample expertise to by: The Popular Policeman and Other Cases is a rare ﬁnd: a book that is both good science and a good read.
John Monahan, Professor of Law, University of Virginia Wagenaar and Crombag display eloquence as writers, and their ﬂair for narrative combined with faithfulness to science makes this book a remarkable work on psychology and law. The Popular Policeman and Other Cases by Willem Albert Wagenaar,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
The Popular Policeman and Other Cases: Willem Albert Wagenaar: /5(7). William Twining, Professor of Jurisprudence, University College, London 'The Popular Policeman and Other Cases is a rare find: a book that is both good science and a good read.' John Monahan, Professor of Law, University of Virginia 'Wagenaar and Crombag display eloquence as writers, and their flair for narrative combined with faithfulness to science makes this book a remarkable work on /5(K).
The popular policeman and other cases: psychological perspectives on legal evidence. [Willem Albert Wagenaar; Henricus Florentine Maria Crombag] -- In this compelling title, two distinguished scholars share their experiences as expert witnesses in cases ranging from eyewitness testimony, person identification and recovered memories, to false.
In this book, the three authors offer The Popular Policeman and Other Cases book of more than incidents in which officers shot an "unarmed" individual. It is an honest and dispassionate examination of events based on mostly open-source information.
The authors found in some cases that the officers involved were justified and in others not justified in squeezing the trigger. Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II (The Last Policeman Trilogy) by Ben H.
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