A short history of American law enforcement

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Thomas, 1972 - Political Science - 174 pages
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The purpose of this comprehensive history of American law enforcement is to fill the void of such a text. American policing is three hundred and fifty years old and the historical information is now collected in one place. The movement to professionalize the police service is moving rapidly forward and law enforcement student are graduating and seeking careers in a field whose history they know little about.

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