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The role of police in American society : a documentary history

Author: Bryan Vila; Cynthia Morris
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains ninety-five primary documents, grouped into seven different time periods, that chronicle the history and development of police policy and the role of police in American society.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Role of police in American society.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)654254759
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Vila; Cynthia Morris
ISBN: 0313301646 9780313301643
OCLC Number: 39733221
Description: xxxvii, 318 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Significant Dates in the History of the Police in America --
pt. I. Night Watchmen, Constables, and Sheriffs: The Role of Early "Police" in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century America --
pt. II. Rangers, Marshals, and Municipal Police Forces: The Role of the Police in the Nineteenth Century --
pt. III. Police Reform and Social and Technological Advances in the Early Twentieth Century --
pt. IV. A Growing Emphasis on Police Training, Professionalism, Efficiency, and Ethics, 1930-1959 --
pt. V. Social Change and Conflicting Expectations of the Police Role, 1960-1978 --
pt. VI. Reexamining and Redefining the Role of the Police, 1979-1989 --
pt. VII. The Role of the Police in the 1990s --
App. A. Selected U.S. Supreme Court Cases --
App. B. Selected Police-Related Groups, Organizations, and Web Sites.
Series Title: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Vila and Cynthia Morris.

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