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October is National Crime Prevention Month

Law Enforcement Publications from the Federal Government

Washington, D.C. - October is Crime Prevention Month, during which all of us can commit to working on at least one of three levels—family, neighborhood or community—to drive violence and drugs from our world. It is also a time to honor individuals who have accepted personal responsibility for their neighborhoods and groups who work for the community’s common good. To help promote this important occasion, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) offers the following law enforcement publications for sale.

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Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists Are Ripping Off America

Publisher: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Description: Tells true stories of crime and punishment in a readable style that can inform and educate anyone who wants to find out how to identify and avoid becoming entangled in an investment fraud.

Year/Pages: 2011

Price: $8.50 Add To Cart

Investigation of Failure of the Securities and Exchange Commission To Uncover Bernard Madoff's Ponzi Scheme, Public Version

Publisher: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investigations

Description: Reports on the SEC's Office of the Inspector General investigation which found that the SEC received numerous substantive complaints since 1992 that raised significant red flags concerning Bernard Madoff's hedge fund operations. It should have led to questions about whether Madoff was actually engaged in trading in addition to a thorough examination and/or investigation of the possibility that Madoff was operating a Ponzi scheme. The report concludes that had these efforts been made with appropriate follow-up, the SEC could have uncovered the Ponzi scheme well before Madoff confessed.

Year/Pages: 2009: 477 p.

Price: $56.00 Add To Cart

West Side Story Project Toolkit: Crime Prevention on a New Stage

Publisher: Justice Dept., Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Description: Using the themes of the classic Broadway and movie musical West Side Story, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office) is publishing the West Side Story Project Toolkit (WSSP) to address youth violence and youth-police relations. This resource provides an opportunity for law enforcement to partner with local theater, schools, youth-based organizations, and community groups to develop new approaches to gang prevention, youth police relations, and cultural conflict. Binder with 122 p. a DVD and a CD-ROM.

Year/Pages: 2010: Kit.

Price: $35.00 Add To Cart

Indicators of School Crime and Safety 2010

Publisher: Education Dept., National Center for Education Statistics

Description: This report is the 13th in a series of annual publications and presents the most recent data available on school crime and student safety. It covers topics such as: victimization, bullying, weapons, teacher injury, drugs, and more.

Year/Pages: 2010: 191 p.; ill.

Price: $30.00 Add To Cart

Crime, Violence, Discipline and Safety in U.S. Public Schools: Findings From The School Survey on Crime and Safety, 2007-08: First Look

Publisher: Education Dept., National Center for Education Statistics, Institute for Education Sciences

Description: This First Look report uses data from the 2007-08 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) to examine a range of issues dealing with school crime and safety, such as the frequency of school crime and violence, disciplinary actions, and school practices related to the prevention and reduction of crime. SSOCS is the primary source of school-level data on crime and safety for NCES. Since 1999, it has been administered four times to the principals of nationally representative samples of public primary, middle, high, and combined schools.

Year/Pages: 2009: 84 p.

Price: $13.50 Add To Cart

A Profile of Criminal Incidents at School: Results From the 2003-05 National Crime Victimization Survey Crime Incident Report

Publisher: Education Dept., National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences

Description: Provides estimates of criminal incidents that occur at school. Incident-level data were obtained from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization and criminal incidents in the United States. The NCVS collects demographic information on respondents in the NCVS Basic Screen Questionnaire (NCVS-1), and data on the characteristics of criminal incidents are collected in the NCVS Crime Incident Report (NCVS-2).

Year/Pages: 2010: 67 p.; ill.

Price: $11.50 Add To Cart

Legal Division Handbook, 2010

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Legal Division

Description: . Includes materials for basic training, for advanced training, and for field use. Examines the sources and scope of the authority and jurisdiction of Federal land management law enforcement agencies. It includes Federal regulations and administrative inspection authority and addresses both territorial and subject matter jurisdiction. Also examines jurisdictional issues related to selected offenses that involve Federal land management agencies.

Year/Pages: 2011: 571 p.

Price: $11.25 Add To Cart

Legal Division Reference Book, 2010

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Description: Includes brief descriptions of the facts, issues and holdings of every important Supreme Court case decided concerning the 4th, 5th and 6th amendment issues, as well as several others, taught by the Legal Division

Year/Pages: 2010: 1 book.

Price: $11.00 Add To Cart

Partnership for the Americas: Western Hemisphere Strategy & U.S. Southern Command

Publisher: Defense Dept., Army. National Defense University

Description: Explores the linkages the U.S. shares with Latin America and the Caribbean—important geographic, cultural, economic, and geopolitical linkages, outlines some difficult underlying conditions faced by the region—led by poverty and unequal wealth distribution-and how they contribute to specific challenges such as crime, violence, and illicit trafficking of drugs, people, and weapons, and describes some innovative approaches and key initiatives the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) has underway to fulfill its mission more effectively.

Year/Pages: 2010: 287 p.; ill.

Price: $27.00 Add To Cart

Can't We All Just Get Along?: Improving the Law Enforcement-Intelligence Community Relationship

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense Intelligence College, Center for Strategic Intelligence Research

Description: Provides a compendium of essays that explore law enforcement intelligence techniques and their utility.

Year/Pages: 2007: 210 p.; ill.

Price: $24.00

The FBI Story 2009

Publisher: Justice Dept., Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Public Affairs

Description: Contains a collection of news and feature articles from the FBI's website. Details emerging frauds and scams, major cyber takedowns, corruption and terrorists. Goes inside cutting edge forensic techniques and investigative technologies, joint international ventures targeting global gangs and online predators, and a handful of terrorism and spy cases. Looks back at historic investigations that helped shape the FBI of today.

Year/Pages: 2009: 118 p.; ill.

Price: $20.00 Add To Cart

The FBI: A Centennial History, 1908-2008 (Paperback)

Publisher: Justice Dept., Federal Bureau of Investigation

Description: This coffee-table history of the FBI celebrates the agency's 100th anniversary. The book traces the FBI's journey from fledgling startup to one of the most respected and recognized names in national security. It takes you on a walk through the seven key chapters in FBI history: the early formative period; the gangster-driven crime wave of the 1920s and 30s; the anxious age of World War II and the Cold War; the turbulent 60s and its burgeoning civil rights movement; the systemic corruption of the Watergate years; the rise of global terror and crime; and the post 9/11 era. The book includes extensive photographs, including never-before-seen pictures from FBI files.

Year/Pages: 2008: 132 p.; ill.

Price: $21.00 Add To Cart

National Response Framework, 2008

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., Federal Emergency Management Agency

Description: A guide to how the Nation conducts all-hazards response. Built upon scalable, flexible, and adaptable coordinating structures to align key roles and responsibilities across the Nation, linking all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector. Intended to capture specific local to large-scale terrorist attacks or catastrophic natural disasters.

Year/Pages: 2008: 86 p.; ill.

Price: $14.00 Add To Cart

Drugs of Abuse

Publisher: Justice Dept., Drug Enforcement Administration

Description: Delivers clear, scientific information about drugs in a factual, straightforward way, combined with scores of precise photographs shot to scale. It fulfills an important educational need in our society.

Year/Pages: 2009: 76 p.; ill.

Price: $13.50

Promoting Effective Homicide Investigations

Publisher: Justice Dept., Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Description: Aims to improve homicide investigations by examining current agency investigative practices and relatively new investigative procedures that may produce more effective investigations.

Year/Pages: 2007: 184 p.; ill.

Price: $13.00 Add To Cart

When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide

Publisher: Justice Dept., Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention

Description: Provides helpful and practical tips for families about what to do when their child is missing and how to best help law enforcement in the search and recovery of their child.

Year/Pages: 2004: 109 p.; ill.

Price: $16.00 Add To Cart

Applicant Fingerprint Card, Form FD-258

Publisher: Justice Dept., Federal Bureau of Investigation, CJIS Division

Description: Is designed to be used by law enforcement agencies, officials of State and local governments, United States government agencies, and officials of federally chartered or insured banks to obtain information on individuals through the use of fingerprints. Contains 14 boxes for the inked impressions of fingerprints as well as other information on the individual being fingerprinted. Instructions on back of card. Sold in packages of 100 copies only.

Year/Pages: 1999: 2 p. 2010-repr.

Price: $20.00 Add To Cart

Federal Law Enforcement at the Borders and Ports of Entry: Challenges and Solutions, Eighth Report, July 2002

Publisher: House, Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources

Description: Provides information on United States border areas. Reviews the current state of law enforcement's efforts to manage our borders. Discusses the benefits of and obstacles to different proposed solutions to improve border law enforcement.

Year/Pages: 2003: 139 p.; ill.

Price: $9.00 Add To Cart

Law Enforcement in a New Century and a Changing World: Improving the Administration of Federal Law Enforcement, Report of the Commission on the Advancement of Federal Law Enforcement

Publisher: Commission on the Advancement of Federal Law Enforcement

Description: Examines challenges and efforts to maintain and improve the Federal law enforcement system. Covers: coordination; terrorism; globalization of crime; federalization of crime; and professionalism, integrity, and accountability.

Year/Pages: 2000: 193 p.

Price: $23.00 Add To Cart

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin

Publisher: Justice Dept., Federal Bureau of Investigation

Description: Contains a collection of criminal justice studies, reports, and project findings.

Price: $53.00

Federal Probation: A Journal of Correctional Philosophy and Practice

Publisher: Administrative Office of the United States Courts

Description: Contains articles relating to all the phases of preventive and correctional activities in delinquency and crime.

Price: $16.00 Add To Cart

Code of Federal Regulations Title 28—Judicial Administration.

The contents of these volumes represent all current regulations codified under this title of the CFR as of July 1, 2011:

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 28, Judicial Administration, Pt. 0-42, Revised as of July 1, 2011

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

Year/Pages: 2011: 1177 p.

Price: $67.00

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 28, Judicial Administration, Pt. 43-End, Revised as of July 1, 2011

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

Year/Pages: 2011: 825 p.

Price: $66.00

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