Journals in POST Library

This page provides electronic access to journals in the POST Library and to other resources that are especially useful in research. Sources are organized by subject. Some journals are password protected. POST staff must first sign into the POST Website to view to the password table below.

POST Library Journal List

Subject Topic Description
Criminal Justice Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice An open access journal from the Criminal Justice Center of Sam Houston University. It is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic journal that examines the intersection of applied and social psychology with criminal justice. Full text online: 2005-present.
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Ethics Publication of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Its scope includes topics relating to the police, courts, corrections, and issues in legal philosophy. Full text online: 1997-present.
Criminology Criminology and Criminology and Public Policy Publications of the American Society of Criminology. Criminology: Holdings at POST: 2011-present. Full text online: 1997-present; Criminology and Public Policy: Holdings at POST: 2011-present; Full text online: 2001-present.
Criminology Domestic Violence Report Publication of the Civic Research Institute. Full text online: 2010 - present.
Criminology Homicide Studies Bridges the gap between academic and practitioner with high quality, multidisciplinary articles devoted to research in public policy and applied knowledge related to the study of homicide.  Holdings at POST: 2011-2014.  Full text online: 2011-2014.
Criminal Justice Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice Provides authoritative, balanced examinations on a variety of critical issues in criminal justice today including: organized crime, community policing, gangs, white-collar crime, and excessive police force. Holdings at POST: 1987-present. Full text online: 1999-present.
Criminal Justice Journal of Crime and Justice  Publication of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association and deals with issues of crime in the court system. Full text online: 2002-present.
Criminal Justice Journal of Criminal Justice An international journal intended to disseminate new information, ideas and methods, to both practitioners and academicians in the criminal justice field . Holdings at POST: 2005-present.
Law Enforcement Journal of Current Issues in Crime, Law and Law Enforcement Contains peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of research in law enforcement, including topics like DNA testing, ID theft and computer crime. Full text online: 2009- present.
Criminal Justice National Institute of Justice Journal  Includes research-based articles to assist practitioners and policymakers in the administration of the criminal justice system. Open source.
Criminology Translational Criminology Produced by George Mason University's Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy and illustrates examples of how research is converted into criminal justice practice. Open source.
First Responders 9-1-1 Magazine News and information for first responders. Open source.
First Responders EMS World  Covers practical aspects for emergency medical responders. Holdings at POST: 2011-present; Full text online: 2011-present.
Dispatchers International Academies of Emergency Dispatch Good source of information about dispatch issues.  The Journal - 1999- present. Annals of Emergency Dispatch and Response - 2013 to present.
First Responders JEMS Journal of Emergency Medical Services, an online journal for emergency technicians, covers many aspects of the dispatch function.  Full text online: Oct. 2013-present.
Fitness and Health Exercise, Sports and Sports Medicine Standards and Malpractice Reporter Professional and legal aspects of exercise programs; stress testing; pre-participation screening; exercise injuries and liability; emergency responses; personal training and nutrition; wellness and health; and many other current topics. This is a combination and continuation of three newsletters: Exercise Standards and Malpractice Reporter, Sports Parks and Recreation Law Reporter, and Sports Medicine Standards and Malpractice Reporter.   Holdings at POST: March 2012- Jan. 2016.
Fitness and Health Training and Conditioning Covers training, fitness, and injury in sports professionals. Holdings at POST: April 2002-present; Full text online: 2013-present.
Fitness and Health UC Berkeley Wellness Letter Relies on the expertise of the School of Public Health and other researchers at U.C. Berkeley, as well as other top scientists from around the world. It translates this leading-edge research into practical advice for daily living.  Holdings at POST: Jan. 2010-April 2016.
Fitness and Health National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Access to NSCA journals requires a user ID and password.
Fitness and Health Strength and Conditioning Journal  Articles by National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) that report both the practical applications of research findings and the knowledge gained by experienced strength coaches, athletic trainers, and fitness health professionals.  Holdings at POST: 1998-present. Full text online: 1979-present.
Fitness and Health Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)'s scientific journal.
Fitness and Health NSCA Performance Training Journal Online only publication that provides informative strength and conditioning topics based on sound research and practical application. 
Fitness and Health Tactical Strength and Conditioning Report (TSAC Report) Features research-based articles on exercise recommendations for correctional officers, firefighter fitness programs, training for SWAT school, and functional movement screening for tactical athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) publication.  Online only.
Forensics Evidence Technology Magazine Besides evidence collection, processing and preservation, this trade magazine covers fingerprint technology, crime-scene safety, computer forensics, forensic DNA, firearm and tool-mark examination, recovering human remains and more.  Holdings at POST: 2007-2015. Full text online: 2008 -present.
Evidence Storage Evidence Log Publication of the International Association for Property and Evidence.  Holdings at POST:  2009-2014; Full text online: 2015-present.
Forensics
Forensic Examiner

Official peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. Online from 2008-present on the Forensic Examiner website,  http://www.theforensicexaminer.com/.

Homeland Security Homeland Security Affairs Peer-reviewed online journal of the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) in Monterey, California.  It provides a forum to propose and debate strategies, policies, and organizational arrangements to strengthen U.S. homeland security.
Homeland Security Homeland Security Digital Library  Produced by the Naval Post-graduate School of Homeland Defense and Security--"Securing the Homeland Through the Power of Information".
Homeland Security Homeland Security News Wire Homeland security industry's largest daily news publication online, providing news, analysis and insight, along with information on breaking stories.
Homeland Security Homeland Security Today (HSToday) News, analysis and briefings on homeland security. Holdings at POST: 2009-2014; Full text online: 2011-present.
Homeland Security Journal of Counterterrorism and Homeland Security International Publication of the International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP). Holdings at POST: 2004-present.
Homeland Security Journal of Homeland Security Education (JHSE) Refereed professional electronic journal focused on Homeland Security education practice. The JHSE, an open source journal, provides an environment for discussing issues relevant to homeland security from the associate to doctoral degree level.
Homeland Security Police and Security News (P and SN) Described as "The information source for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security".  Online only.
Homeland Security Security Management A magazine where security professionals can learn about industry trends and solutions, including security strategies, management techniques, and new technologies. Holdings at POST: 2010-2015.  Full text nline: 2010-2015.
Workforce International Journal of Selection and Assessment

A scientific journal addressing all areas of personnel selection, including test validation, assessment differences, and personnel decision making. Holdings at POST: 2004-present. Full text online: 1997-present.

Workforce Organizational Dynamics An international journal covering any aspect of organizational behavior and development, leadership, and strategic management.  Holdings at POST: 1996-2011. Full text online 2013-2015.
Workforce
Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ)
A peer-reviewed journal published by the International Society for Performance Improvement. The emphasis is on human performance technologies such as front-end analysis or evaluation. Literature reviews and experimental studies, and some case studies are also included.  Holdings at POST: 2004-present. Full text online: 1998-present.
Workforce Training Magazine Addresses HR issues such as recruitment and retention, and training issues such as learning theory, on-the-job skills assessments and aligning core workforce competencies to enhance the bottom line. Holdings at POST: 2010-present. Full text online: 2007-present.
Workforce Talent and Development (TD) Publication of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), covers best practices in workplace learning and performance.  Previously named Training and Development (T+D).  Holdings at POST: 2010-present. Full text online: 1965-present.
Law Enforcement American Police Beat A national tabloid of policing that bills itself "The Voice of the Nation's Law Enforcement Community." Holdings at POST: current year.
Law Enforcement Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice Publication of Sam Houston State University, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic journal that examines the intersection of applied and social psychology with criminal justice.  Open access.
Law Enforcement BackUp Official publication of the California Reserve Peace Officers' Association (CRPOA). Online only.
Law Enforcement CALEA E-communique An email newsletter replacing CALEA Update as the official publication of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Law Enforcement California Peace Officer Magazine Publication of the California Peace Officers' Association. Holdings at POST: 1980-1995; 2008 - present.
Law Enforcement California Sheriff Magazine Publication of the California State Sheriffs' Association. It provides up-to-date legislative news and CSSA's positions on legislation, insights into legal cases and issues, local Sheriff Office programs and community safety tips.  Holdings at POST: 1996-present. Full text online: 2008-present.
Law Enforcement Campus Law Enforcement Journal Publication of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).  Holdings at POST: 1990-2014. Online only.
Law Enforcement Campus Safety Magazine  Covers issues and technology for security police and administrators.  Holdings at POST: 2004-2009. Full text online 2013-present.
Law Enforcement California Police Officers' Legal Sourcebook (CPOLS)  An online legal resource of current California regulations pertaining to police officers produced by the California Department of Justice.
Law Enforcement FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Published monthly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is especially strong in the areas of training, ethics, and professionalism for law enforcement. Holdings at POST: 1960-2012. Full text online: 1999-present.
Law Enforcement
FLETC Journal
Publication of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (U.S. Department of Homeland Security). Holdings at POST: 2013-present. Full text online: 2006-present.
Law Enforcement Gazette Premier quarterly law enforcement magazine that covers police operations, strategy, and training in Canada. There is excellent coverage of issues as gangs, drug trafficking, advances in forensics, and more. Holdings at POST: 1999- present. Full text online 2013-present.
Law Enforcement Homicide Studies  Bridges the gap between academic and practitioner with high quality, multidisciplinary articles devoted to research in public policy and applied knowledge related to the study of homicide.  Holdings at POST: 2011-2014. Full text online 2011-2014.
Law Enforcement IADLEST Newsletter From the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training, addresses national training issues.
Law Enforcement International Journal of Police Science and Management Draws from practitioners and academics for a cross-disciplinary approach addressing police operational techniques, crime pattern analysis, crime investigation management, accountability, performance measurement, interagency cooperation and more. Holdings at POST: 2011-present.  Full text online: 2002-present.
Law Enforcement Journal of California Law Enforcement A publication of the California Peace Officers Association (CPOA).  Many Command College students have published in this journal, which is not available online without a membership. Holdings at POST:1966-present.
Law Enforcement Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology  Presents peer-reviewed reports and research findings covering the theory, practice and application of psychological principles in criminal justice, particularly law enforcement, courts, and corrections.  Holdings at POST: Spring 2002- present.  Online: 1997-present.
Law Enforcement Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations Covers all types of crisis negotiations from domestic violence to terrorism.  Discusses the use of social media in crisis negotiations and the effects of traumatic events on police officers. Full text online: 2001- present with 18 month embargo.
Law Enforcement Law and Order "The Magazine for Police Management". Holdings at POST: 1957-present. Full text online: 2 months plus current month.
Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Legal Reporter  A monthly email publication summarizing the latest criminal case decisions of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the California Supreme Court and California Courts of Appeal, and applies these case decisions to the daily activities of street-level peace officers and detectives. Holdings at POST: 2011-present.
Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Legal Review Evaluates cases involving law enforcement from the weekly editions of the Criminal Law Reporter, U.S. Law Week, and the West Publishing Company regional reporters.  Online back issues 2006-2012.
Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Technology Holdings at POST: 1987-present. Current month online.
Law Enforcement Law Officer Magazine: Tactics, Technology Training  Trade magazine that covers the practical aspects of law enforcement. It is a good resource for police equipment and training.  Holdings at POST: 2005-2015.  Online 2002-present.
Law Enforcement Law Officers' Bulletin  Summarizes recent decisions from local, state, and federal courts that affect law enforcement. Articles are written in plain language, and contain clear discussions of variances in the way issues are treated in different courts, avoiding legal terminology.  Holdings at POST: 2012-present.
Law Enforcement National Institute of Justice Journal  Presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system. Issues in law enforcement and homeland security are also discussed.  Open access.
Law Enforcement Police: The Law Enforcement Magazine  A practitioner-based publication covering police technology, equipment, and daily issues in policing.  Holdings at POST: 1956-present.  Full text online:  2000-present.
Law Enforcement Police and Security News  "The information source for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security". Digital only from 2012.  
Law Enforcement Police Chief Magazine  A publication of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, is a trade magazine that covers management issues in law enforcement.  Holdings at POST: 1962-present. Full text online: 2003-present.  
Law  Enforcement Police Journal  Discusses issues at the heart of policing and offers practical advice on how to tackle them. Written by experts, it offers commentary on a wide range of subjects: police procedure, IT, crime statistics, current practices, and new laws affecting policy.  Holdings at POST: 1970-1997 intermittent; 2002-present.
Law Enforcement Police Quarterly  Peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of policing. Holdings at POST: 1999-present. Full text online: 1999-present.
Law Enforcement
Police Practice and ResearchAn International Journal  
Peer-reviewed journal covering police research from all over the globe.  Holdings at POST:  2000-present.  Full text online:  2002-present.  
Law Enforcement Policing and Society  International peer-reviewed journal on research and policy in policing.  Holdings at POST: 2010- 2015.  Full text online: 2010-2015.
Law Enforcement Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management  Peer-reviewed journal providing a global perspective on police practice, management, technology, and training.   Holdings at POST:1997-2015.  Full text online: 1997-2015.
Law Enforcement Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice  Peer-reviewed journal focused on police trends and futures. Holdings at POST:  2011-2015.  Full text online: 2007-2015.
Law Enforcement Subject to Debate  Newsletter of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). Holdings at POST: 1997-present.
Law Enforcement Sheriff & Deputy Magazine  Publication of the National Sheriffs' Association. Holdings at POST: 2001-present.  Full text online: 2001-present.
Law Enforcement TECHBeat  Law enforcement technology news from the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC), National Institute of Justice.  Holdings at POST: 2000-2013.
Law Enforcement Translational Criminology  produced by George Mason University's Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy, illustrates examples of how research is converted into criminal justice practice. 
Law Enforcement Women Police  A publication of the International Association of Women Police. It covers the unique perspective and issues of women in policing. Holdings at POST: 2002-2015.
Government Capital Weekly   California government and politics. 
Leadership Futurist  Publication of the World Future Society. Holdings at POST: 2011-2015.
Leadership Governing  Open source.
Government Government Executive  Holdings at POST: 2011-2015.
Government Government Technology  Holdings at POST: 2011-present.
Leadership Journal of Leadership Education  Publication of the Association of Leadership Educators. Open access online.
Leadership Leader to Leader  Focuses on leadership in a fast-changing culture.  Holdings at POST: 2006-present. Full text online: 1998-present.
Leadership
Organizational Dynamics 
International journal covering any aspect of organizational behavior and development, leadership, and strategic management.  Holdings at POST: 2009-2015.
Government Rand State Statistics  A subscription-based service sponsored by Rand, the nation's leading think tank.  It contains over 170 databases, and includes detailed demographic information on a variety of topics.  Much of the data are available at the national, state, county, and city levels.  To access this resource, check the "E-journal passwords" above, which are available if you sign in as POST staff.
Leadership Supervision  "The Magazine of Industrial Relations and Operating Management".  Holdings at POST: 2009-present.  Full text online: 1990-present. 
Government Western City  Publication of the League of California Cities.  Holdings at POST: 2010-present.  Full text online: 2007-present.
Education Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice  Published by the National Council on Measurement in Education. The term "educational measurement" is used here in a very broad sense, and can refer to both inferences made and actions taken on the basis of test scores or other modes of assessment.  Holdings at POST: 2005-present.
Education Educational and Information Technology Digital Library  Includes 10 journals from the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 
Education Educational Technology  "The Magazine for Managers of Change in Education".  Holdings at POST: 2000-present.
Education Educational Technology Research and Development  Published by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, is the only scholarly journal in the field focusing entirely on research and development in educational technology.  Holdings at POST: 2000-present.  Full text online: 2013-present.
Education Educause Quarterly  EQ is an online, peer-reviewed, practitioner's journal from EDUCAUSE about managing and using information resources in higher education. This website focuses on "new learning" and the future of higher education. 
Training IACP Training Keys   Concise, authoritative sources of law enforcement training information covering a broad variety of police practices and procedures. Each Training Key is prepared by a leading expert and addresses an issue of particular interest to line officers and their supervisors. Holdings at POST: 2006-2016.
Education Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy   Publication of the International Reading Association.   Holdings at POST: 2009-2014.
Education Journal of Applied Learning Technology  (JALT)  Quarterly online publication sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology and published by Learning Technology Institute. Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems and Journal of Interactive Instruction Development combined to form this title in 2011. Sign on to the POST intranet to get to the Journal Password Table.
Education Journal of Educational Measurement  A publication of the National Council on Measurement in Education, publishes original measurement research, provides reviews of measurement publications, and reports on innovative measurement applications.  It is directed to field applications.  Holdings at POST: 2004-present. Abstracts online: 1993-present.
Training Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ)  A peer-reviewed journal published by the International Society for Performance Improvement to stimulate discussion and advance the interdisciplinary field of human performance technology (HPT).  Holdings at POST: 2004-present.  Full text online: 1997-present.
Training TD at Work  Publication of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), is a how-to training resource on a variety of topics from design and delivery, to e-learning, to human capital, to business skills and more. Holdings at POST: 2010-present. 
Training Training Magazine  Covers HR issues such as recruitment and retention, and training issues such as learning theory, on-the-job skills assessments and aligning core workforce competencies to enhance the bottom line.  Holdings at POST: 2010-present.
Training Training and Development (T+D) Publication of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), covers best practices in workplace learning and performance. Holdings at POST: 2010-2015.
Law Barclays Official California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Education  This two volume set covers California regulations on all levels of education, including testing and assessment of students.  It includes regulations covering Community Colleges, which are the major venue for law enforcement training in the Basic Course.  
Law Barclays Official California Code of Regulations  Title 11, Law: This is the official California Administrative Code.
Law Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology One of the most widely circulated law journals in the country, strives to publish the best scholarship on these topics for legal academics, as well as practitioners, criminologists, and police officers. Open access online: 1910-2015.
Law Law Officers' Bulletin Summarizes recent decisions from local, state, and federal courts that affect law enforcement. Articles are written in plain language, and contain clear discussions of variances in the way issues are treated in different courts, avoiding legal terminology.  Holdings at POST: 2012-present.
Law West's California Legislative Service  Documents the path of legislation before it becomes codified in law in the California Code of Regulations.  
News Capital Weekly  Covers California government and politics.
News Capitol Morning Report Daily listing of upcoming events and other news for California's capitol community.  
News Homeland Security News Wire  Homeland security industry's largest daily news publication online, providing news, analysis and insight, along with information on breaking stories. 
News Los Angeles Times   
News New York Times   
News NewsBank   Largest news U.S. news aggregator. It contains content from local, regional, and national sources, arranged by state. Besides printed and online newspapers, it also includes news magazines, journals, news wires, broadcast transcripts, videos, and blogs. 
News Rand State Statistics  Subscription-based service sponsored by Rand, the nation's leading think tank. It contains nearly 200 social science databases, and includes detailed demographic information on all 50 states. It includes all of the data in Rand California, much of which is available at the national, state, county, and city levels.
News Sacramento Bee  Daily local newspaper.
News Sacramento Business Journal   
News SFGate  San Francisco Bay Area news from the SF Chronicle. 
News Wall Street Journal  Also available through California State Library: WSJ  
Psychology Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice  Publication from the Criminal Justice Center of Sam Houston University, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic journal that examines the intersection of applied and social psychology with criminal justice. Open access online from 2005.
Psychology Journal of Applied Psychology  A publication of the American Psychological Association, emphasizes the publication of original investigations that contribute new knowledge and understanding to fields of applied psychology. Holdings at POST: 2000-present.  Full text online: 2003-2006.
Psychology Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology  Presents peer-reviewed reports and research findings covering the theory, practice and application of psychological principles in criminal justice, particularly law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Holdings at POST: 2002-present.  Full text online: 1997-present.
Psychology Personnel Psychology  Covers research on: job analysis, selection and recruiting, training and development, performance appraisal and feedback, compensation and rewards, careers, strategic human resource management, work design, global and cross-cultural issues, organizational climate, work attitudes and behaviors, motivation, teams, and leadership.  
Psychology Psychological Bulletin  Publishes research reviews and interpretations of issues in scientific psychology. This includes qualitative and quantitative reviews.  Online coverage: 1990 - present; abstracts only.
Psychology Psychological Methods  A publication of the American Psychological Association, focuses on innovations in research design, measurement, and methodology including quantitative and qualitative analysis. Holdings at POST: 1996-2010. Online coverage: 2000-present abstracts only.