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The Development of American Law Enforcement
The Development of American Law Enforcement
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Author(s): Hughes, David
ISBN No.: 9780130159281
Pages: 384
Year: 202507
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £46.79
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
Status: Available (Forthcoming)

This easy-to-read, historical overview chronicles significant events that have shaped American law enforcement--and provides an appreciation and understanding of its fundamental nature and contemporary form in American society. Well-documented factual events are presented in attention getting real-life stories. These stories help to highlight the challenges faced by American law enforcement as it continues to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of a complex society. Chapter topics include crime and criminal behavior in the 19th century; the birth and infancy of urban policing; profiles of professionalism; organized crime in the U.S.; and the 20th century law enforcement explosion. For police officers and law enforcement administration.

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