Society for Police and Criminal Psychology

Books By SPCP Members

Leviton, Sharon C. & Greenstone, James. (2024). The Elements of Mediation: Conflict Resolution 101.  More information

Beyer, Bradford J. (2023). Rethinking the False Confession Phenomenon: A Law Enforcement Perspective.  More information

Inwald, Robin (2023). Coping with Crisis::Proven Strategies for Inner Strength & Well Being. More information

Johnson, Olivia, Papazoglou, Konstantinos, Violanti, John, & Pascarella, Joseph. (2022). Practical Considerations for Preventing Police Suicide. More information

Deslauriers-Varin, Nadine & Bennell, Craig.  (2021).  Criminal Investigations of Sexual Offenses: Techniques and Challenges.  More information

Kirschman, Ellen.  (2021). I love a Fire Fighter: What the Family Needs to Know, Second Edition. More information

Marques, Paulo, Paulino, Mauro, & Alho, Laura.  (2021). Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior.  More information

Marques, Paulo & Paulino, Mauro.  (2021).  Police Psychology: New Trends in Forensic Psychological Science.  More information

Andersen, J., Arble, E., Collins, P., eds. (2020). De-escalating Threat: The Psychophysiology of Police Decision Making. Lausanne, Switzerland: Frontiers Media SA. More information

Curran, Stephen F. (2020). Busted!  Police and Public Safety Ethical Decision-Making: What Psychologists, Mental Health Professionals and LE Professionals Need to Know. 
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McMains, Michael J., Mullins, Wayman C., & Young, Andrew T.  (2020) Crisis Negotiations: Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections.  More information

David M. Corey & Mark Zelig (2020). Evaluations of Police Suitability and Fitness for Duty. More information

Laurence Miller (2020). The Psychology of Police Deadly Force Encounters: Science Practice and PolicyMore information

Willis, Dan (2019). Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing the Mind and Heart.  More information

Greenstone, James L. (2019). Choice: The Doctor’s Guide to Choice-Driven Psychotherapy.  BookBaby.  More information 

Alexis Artwhol & Loren W. Christensen (2019). Deadly Force Encounters: Cops & Citizens Defending Themselves and Others (2nd Edition) More information

Ellen Kirschman (2018).  I Love a Cop: Third Edition: What Police Families Need to Know. More Information

Stephanie M. Conn (2018). Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel.  More information

David M. Corey & Yossef S. Ben-Porath (2018). Assessing Police and Other Public Safety Personnel Using the MMPI-RF.  More information

Greenstone, James L. (2017). On Policing: From Swords into Plowshares.  More information

Sharps, Matthew J. (2016). Processing Under Pressure:  Stress, Memory and Decision-Making in Law Enforcement. (Second Edition). More information

Ellen Kirschman, Mark Kamena, & Joel Fay (2015). Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know. More Information

Laurence Miller (2015).  PTSD and Forensic Psychology: Applications to Civic and Criminal Law.  More information

Greenstone, James L. (2015).  Emotional First Aid: A Field Guide to Crisis Intervention and Psychological Survival.  Whole Person Associates, Inc.  More information

Greenstone, James L. & Greenstone, David C. (2014).  Appropriate Apothejims: A Collection for Life.  More information

Sharon M. Freeman Clevenger, Laurence Miller, Bret A. Moore, & Arthur Freeman (2014).  Beyond the Badge.  More information

Greenstone, James L. (2013).  The Elements of Police Hostage and Crisis Negotiations.  Routledge.  More information

Laurence Miller (2012).  Criminal Psychology: Nature, Nurture, Culture.  More information

St-Yves, M. & Collins, P. (2012) The psychology of crisis intervention for law enforcement officers. Carswell: Toronto, ON. More information

Jack Kitaeff (2011).  Handbook of Police Psychology. More information

St-Yves, M. & Collins, P. (2011). Psycholgie de l'intervention policère en situation de crise. Les editions Yvon Blais: Cowansville, Quebec. More Information

Greenstone, James L. & Leviton, Sharon C. ( 2010). The Elements of Crisis Intervention.  Cengage Learning.  More information 

Dorothy McCoy (2006).  The Manipulative Man: Identify His Behavior, Counter the Abuse, Regain Control.  More information

The books listed above are all by active members of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.  Members are welcome send images and links for their recent books to JoAnne Brewster ( and we will add them to this page. 


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