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American law enforcement

Author: Vern L Folley
Publisher: Boston : Holbrook Press, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Intended for criminal justice students and personnel as well as interested citizens, this text outlines trends and practices in American law enforcement and describes the interrelationships of the criminal justice agencies. The first four chapters of this text provide the reader with an understanding of the nature, development, and status of law enforcement as well as the police function. Subsequent chapters discuss  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vern L Folley
OCLC Number: 2074289
Description: 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Edward M. Davis --
Preface --
1. The nature of law enforcement --
2. Development of American law enforcement --
3. State of the art --
4. The police function --
5. Dilemmas of law enforcement --
6. Law enforcement as a career --
7. Courts --
8. Corrections --
9. Process of justice --
10. Government and constitutional rights --
Bibliography --
Appendixes --
Index.
Responsibility: Vern L. Folley.

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Intended for criminal justice students and personnel as well as interested citizens, this text outlines trends and practices in American law enforcement and describes the interrelationships of the criminal justice agencies. The first four chapters of this text provide the reader with an understanding of the nature, development, and status of law enforcement as well as the police function. Subsequent chapters discuss current problems, such as crime and traffic; career opportunities in law enforcement and criminal justice; the organization, functions and problems of American courts; the programs and effectiveness of corrections; the criminal justice process from arrest to release; and the government and constitutional rights.

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