To Protect and to Serve A History of Police in America

ISBN-10: 0131120646

ISBN-13: 9780131120648

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert C. Wadman, William Thomas Allison

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Policing, Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, and American Social History. This readable text provides students with a comprehensive and detailed survey of the development of police organization, theory, and practiceand its role in American history. It examines how police have tried to maintain law and order in a democratic society, noting successes, failures, and continuing problems since the colonial period.
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List price: $103.80
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Police in Early America
The Development of Municipal Policing in the Northeast
Policing Race and Violence in the South
Policing the American West
Urbanization, Progressivism, and Police
The Shift to Police as Profession
Police and Technology
Leaders in American Policing
Policing to the Twenty-First Century
List of Illustrations
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