Gives information on various types of gun crimes and discusses the laws of different countries and their attitude toward guns. Includes real-life examples and case studies of gun crimes around the world.
In this books we watch undercover agents battle juvenle crime. From the tips and technologies law enforcement agencies use to case studies and current issue debates -- these books give readers a world, and its issuesso knowledge, critical thinking and commitment are the result.
Kidnapping and piracy is one of the fastest growing forms of crime today. Far from being a crime of the past, kidnappers and pirates today regularly extort money by seizing hapless victims on the street or taking command of their boats on the seas. Find out how the criminals operate, and how we can stop them. Inside Crime: Kidnapping and Piracy is part of an exciting new series that takes the reader undercover to explore the real world of crimefighting. Using up-to-date case studies alongside real-life examples of how famous crimes have been solved, Inside Crime gives a vivid portrait of crimefighting today.
Delves into the world of policing, describing the techniques police officers use to catch criminals and some of the problems the police encounter. Includes real-life examples and in-depth case studies from around the world.
Ever since people have walked, they have dreamed of flying. Prepare to soar in this poetic celebration of dizzying heights and human innovation.
The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players.
Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time. Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners. They have both achieved the World Number One ranking in both singles and doubles! Although completely professional and fiercely competitive, the sisters remain close. Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? follows the pair from their early days of training up through the ranks and to the Summer Olympic Games, where they have each won four gold medals—more than any other tennis players.
Follow the amazing journey of Pope Francis, whose warmth and humility have made him beloved around the world.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, aka Pope Francis, from Argentina, is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, and the first from the Southern Hemisphere. Since being elected pope he has shown a humbler, less formal approach to his office than his predecessors: a warm style that has been referred to as "no frills." His common touch and accessibility, as well as his insistence that the church be more open and welcoming, has quickly endeared him not only to Roman Catholics but to millions of others around the world.