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August Vollmer: Pioneer in Police Professionalism. Volume II : oral history transcript / and related material, 1972-1983.

Author: Gene CarteAustin McCormickDonal E J MacNamaraJohn Paul KenneyV A LeonardAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Interview with several individuals acquainted with Vollmer's contribution to subject of police reform. Copy of photograph inserted. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows : Austin McCormick. Education for the Profession. Discusses also the evolution of the School of Criminology, UC, Berkeley and contacts with O.W. Wilson. Donal E.J. MacNamara. Contrasting Philosophies. Discusses Volmer's role in advising  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: August Vollmer; O W Wilson; Leonarde Keeler
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Carte; Austin McCormick; Donal E J MacNamara; John Paul Kenney; V A Leonard; Charles A Gain; Donald Crawford Stone; Fred Edward Inbau; David Geeting Monroe; Spencer Delbert Parratt; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 26642927
Notes: Introduction by Gene Carte.
Phonotapes also available.
(Cont.)--Fred E. Inbau. Scientific Crime Detection: Early Efforts in Chicago. Discusses scientific crime detection laboratory at Northwestern; Leonarde Keeler's role in developing the polygraph; impressions of Vollmer, etc. With this, 1 box: unedited typed transcripts of tape-recorded interviews with David G. Monroe and Spencer Parrott relating to Vollmer; biographical information on interviewees; miscellaneous supporting documents.
Description: Transcript : [183] pages ; 28 cm + related material.
Responsibility: tape recorded interview conducted 1972-1976 by Gene Carte, Elaine Carte and Jane Howard Robinson for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1983 :
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Interview with several individuals acquainted with Vollmer's contribution to subject of police reform. Copy of photograph inserted. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows : Austin McCormick. Education for the Profession. Discusses also the evolution of the School of Criminology, UC, Berkeley and contacts with O.W. Wilson. Donal E.J. MacNamara. Contrasting Philosophies. Discusses Volmer's role in advising younger criminal justice professionals, and O.W. Wilson. John P. Kenney. Guidance to an Academic Career. His personal and professional recollections. V.A. Leonard. Vollmer's Unique System of Police Service. Comments also on his career as teacher and writer about police administration. Charles Gain. Bay Area Police Chief Reflects on Vollmer's Influence. Donald C. Stone. Reforming the Police and Other Public Services. Discussion of his own career also.

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