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By Jorge Antonio Renaud
cloth / 978-1-57441-152-2 / $29.95 s
paper / 978-1-57441-153-9 / $18.95
Texas holds one in every nine U.S. inmates.

Behind the Walls is a detailed description of the world's largest prison system by a long-time convict trained as an observer and


Lorie Rubenser and Gloria Priddy

cloth / 978-1-57441-321-2 / $39.95 s
paper / 978-1-57441-327-4 / $19.95 s
Most students of criminal justice, and the general public as well, think of policing along the three basic types of municipal, sheriff, and state police. Little is known ... More
Mitchel P. Roth
cloth / 978-1-57441-652-7 / $32.95
Convict Cowboys is the first book on the nation’s first prison rodeo, which ran from 1931 to 1986. At its apogee the Texas Prison Rodeo drew 30,000 spectators ... More
Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield
cloth / 978-1-57441-596-4 / $29.95
When Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan walked into the Fort Hood Soldier Readiness Processing Center and opened fire on soldiers within, he perpetrated the worst mass shooting on a ... More
By William T. Harper
paper / 978-1-57441-264-2 / $19.95
From one o’clock on the afternoon of July 24, 1974, until shortly before ten o’clock the night of August 3, eleven days later, one of the longest hostage-taking ... More

R. Scott Harnsberger

cloth / 978-1-57441-308-3 / $45.00 s
paper / 978-1-57441-314-4 / $24.95 s
This reference work was compiled as a resource for those needing assistance in locating Texas criminal justice statistics. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled more than 600 entries describing ... More

Mitchel P. Roth and Tom Kennedy

cloth / 978-1-57441-472-1 / $29.95
Houston Blue offers the first comprehensive history of one of the nation’s largest police forces, the Houston Police Department. Through extensive archival research and more than one hundred ... More
By David M. Horton and George R. Nielsen
cloth / 978-1-57441-199-7 / $29.95
George John Beto (1916–1991) is best known for his contributions to criminal justice, but his fame is not limited to this field. Walking George, authored by two of his ... More
By Gary M. Lavergne
cloth / 978-1-57441-167-6 / $26.95
In 1984, a Moroccan national named Abdelkrim Belachheb walked into Ianni’s Restaurant, a trendy Dallas nightclub, and gunned down seven people. Six died. Despite the fact that the ... More