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Jonathon A Cooper
|Description:||vii, 159 pages ; 24 cm|
A primer on the history of American policing --
The due process revolution and the Warren Court --
Civil rights and the police --
A due process approach in the face of police conservatism --
The systems approach to criminal justice --
Social science research --
A rising crime rate and police corruption --
What professional policing then means for 21st century policing now.
|Responsibility:||Jonathon A. Cooper.|
Cooper argues that certain seminal events in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s had a profound and lasting effect on the organization and behavior of police forces in the US. The Supreme Court's rulings on