For over 25 years, Cliff Mariani was a member of the New York Police Department.
Cliff Mariani began his writing career in the early 1970's. With an eye for detail and a skill with words, he wrote unique
and innovative study and reference publications for the law enforcement community. In addition to being a police officer and
writer, he has been a researcher and editor. Cliff Mariani is the author of a
number of books for the law enforcement and criminal justice community: Domestic Violence Survival Guide; Terrorism Prevention and Response: The Definitive Law Enforcement Guide to Prepare
for Terrorist Activity; Police Supervisor's Test Manual; New Jersey Motor Vehicles - Condensed Guide; A.B.C. Manual For Law
Enforcement Officials; and, Connecticut
Motor Vehicles - Condensed Guide. Additionally, he has published a number
of promotional and operational material geared toward New York Police Department police officers.
According to the book description of
Domestic Violence Survival Guide, “A thought-provoking, option-packed guide on how to Recognize,
Prevent, Terminate and Survive an encounter with Relationship Abuse and Domestic Violence. Contains a new and unique approach
to an old and confounding problem and is packed with positive, time-tested tactics and new strategies for survival. This Guide
offers a crash course on self-preservation. A Must-Have for: Victims of abuse and their loved ones, Criminal justice personnel,
social service workers, and all those who may be called upon to act as counselors.
The Table of Contents consists of:
Part One: RELATIONSHIPS - After an informative Orientation, you'll be given a helpful lesson on the Recognition of abusive
tendencies in both new and established relationships, followed by a concise discourse on Prevention techniques. Part Two:
ABUSE BEGINS - For those persons beyond the benefits of early recognition and prevention, we shall focus on Victimization,
along with civil and criminal Legislation and the Origination of procedural issues relating to the court system. Part Three:
HELP AVAILABLE - At a certain point in an abusive relationship, Protection is required, Intervention becomes necessary, and
Representation is advisable. Part Four: HELP ARRIVES - In serious or persistent cases of abuse, a police investigation may
result in the Apprehension of the abuser and Prosecution through the court. We'll guide you through the ``system.''
Part Five: TIME FOR CLOSURE - Chapters on Diversion, Incarceration and Rehabilitation reveal how the 'system' can
benefit the abused and the abuser by ending the violence. Part Six: TURNING POINT - Conciliation may be an option in limited
cases. We'll explain. Termination, and its stay-go dilemma, is discussed in careful detail. Recuperation, our concluding
chapter, can be your gateway to ultimate survival.”
Used nationwide by agencies and officers of all levels, this counter-terrorism
blockbuster is one of the most critical recent releases ever: Learn to spot potential terrorists & targets; Recognize
“tools of the terrorist trade; Prepare your community for mass emrgency response; Facilitating priceless inter-agency
information flow; Enlist help from unexpected community sources.”xpanded & Revised To Stay Current With New
Terrorist Tactics and Threats.