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To Protect and to Serve: A History of Police in America
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Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date September 1, 2003
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780131120648
ISBN-10 0131120646
Dimensions 0.25 by 7 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $102.60
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This readable book provides a comprehensive and detailed survey of the development of police organization, theory, and practice—and its role in American history. It examines how police have tried to maintain law and order in a democratic society, noting successes, failures, and continuing problems since the colonial period. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics cover police in Early America; the development of municipal policing in the Northeast; policing race and violence in the South; policing the American West; urbanization, progressivism, and police; the shift to police as profession; police and technology; leaders in the field, and policing to the 21st century. For police academy training programs and police department libraries, as well as law enforcement agencies and professional organizations.



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9780131120648 | details & prices | 320 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $102.60
About: This readable book provides a comprehensive and detailed survey of the development of police organization, theory, and practice—and its role in American history.

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