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Policing in America : a reference handbook

Author: Leonard A Steverson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book maps the development of modern policing - both theory and practice - from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Cross-cultural studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xxii, 327 p. : ill
(DLC) 2007013807
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard A Steverson
ISBN: 9781849729154 1849729158 9781598840445 1598840444
OCLC Number: 755871092
Description: 1 online resource (2007 images).
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Facts and data --
Directory of organizations --
Resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Leonard A. Steverson.

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