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August Vollmer : pioneer in police professionalism : oral history transcript / 1971-1972.

Author: Jane Howard RobinsonGene CarteJohn HolstromO W WilsonMilton CherninAll authors
Series: August Vollmer historical project
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interviews with former colleagues and friends of August Vollmer, regarding Vollmer's career as chief of police, Berkeley, California, 1905-1932, and as professor of police administration, University of California, Berkeley. Photographs inserted. Preface and introduction by Gene Carte.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Biography
Named Person: August Vollmer; August Vollmer; Earl Warren; John Holstrom; O W Wilson; Milton Chernin; William Dean; Rose Glavinovich; Gene B Woods; A L Coffey; George Harold Brereton; Thomas P Hunter; Willard Edward Schmidt; Muriel Bigelow Hunter; Alfred E Parker; August Vollmer; Earl Warren
Material Type: Biography, Document, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Howard Robinson; Gene Carte; John Holstrom; O W Wilson; Milton Chernin; William Dean; Rose Glavinovich; Gene B Woods; A L Coffey; George Harold Brereton; Thomas P Hunter; Willard Edward Schmidt; Muriel Bigelow Hunter; Alfred E Parker; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 26642931
Notes: Phonotapes also available.
Description: Transcript: 1 volume ([274] leaves) ; 28 cm + related material.
Contents: Vollmer as a man: memories of a close friend and colleague / John Holstrom --
Training by correspondence: Vollmer's influence on Orlando Wilson, Berkeley's most famous "College Cop" / O.W. Wilson --
The university years: Vollmer as a professor / Milton Chernin --
Vollmer's influence on the career of an Army general / General William Dean --
Covering the Berkeley Police Department: August Vollmer and the press / Rose Glavinovich --
August Vollmer: his community and his staff / Gene Woods --
August Vollmer: a man of principle and action / Al Coffey --
Looking back: ex-Director of the California Department of Justice remembers his years as a patrolman under August Vollmer / George Brereton --
The "V" Men, Vollmer's dedicated proteges / Thomas Hunter --
Enforcing Prohibition: August Vollmer, Earl Warren, and Willard Schmidt / Willard Schmidt --
August Vollmer's secretary talks about her boss / Muriel Hunter --
Vollmer's biographer discusses his subject / Alfred Parker.
Series Title: August Vollmer historical project
Responsibility: tape recorded interview conducted 1971 by Jane Howard Robinson for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 : and related material,

Abstract:

Interviews with former colleagues and friends of August Vollmer, regarding Vollmer's career as chief of police, Berkeley, California, 1905-1932, and as professor of police administration, University of California, Berkeley. Photographs inserted. Preface and introduction by Gene Carte.

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