Car bombing, suicide bombing, abduction, smuggling, homicide, and hijacking are all profoundly criminal acts. This work presents an understanding of terrorism from a criminological point of view, arguing that the most successful way to understand, detect, prosecute and deter these acts is to use conventional criminal investigation methods.
The Inside Story of America's Most Controversial Law Enforcement Agency--The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
From Chicago's Al Capone to Waco's David Koresh, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has taken on America's most ruthless criminals and single-minded fanatics. In Very Special Agents, a longtime ATF veteran delivers the first full disclosure of the bureau's controversial exploits. When James Moore joined the ATF at Newark, New Jersey, in ......
Since Prohibition, the Mafia has captivated the media and, indeed, the American imagination. From Al Capone to John Gotti, organized crime bosses have achieved notoriety as anti- heroes in popular culture. This title presents an overview of the forces and events that led in the 1980s to the organized crime control initiatives in American history.
This text documents the US government's attack on organised crime. It presents an overview of the forces and events that led in the 1980s to the most successful organised control initiatives in American history. Trial testimonies, secretly taped conversations and court documents are included.