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Street stories : the world of police detectives

Author: Robert Jackall
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Based on years of fieldwork with the New York City Police Department and the District Attorney of New York, this book examines the moral ambiguities of the detectives' world as they shuttle between  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jackall
ISBN: 9780674032323 0674032322
OCLC Number: 261174073
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: pages
Contents: 1. In the Field 2. Looking for Shorty 3. When the Ball Fell 4. The Girl in the Park 5. Squad Work 6. Street Work 7. Waiting for Chocolate 8. Tracing the Past 9. A Death in the Field 10. The Long Arm of the Job Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Robert Jackall.


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[An] engaging study of New York City detectives...Well-told tales of true crime, buttressed by clearly wrought descriptions of life on the street, turn it into something rarer: a fascinating peek Read more...

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