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  NCJ Number: NCJ 138798     Find in a Library
  Title: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume 15
  Editor(s): M Tonry ; N Morris
  Date Published: 1992
  Page Count: 606
  Annotation: A multidisciplinary collection of 11 essays provides a critical overview of modern police and police organization.
  Abstract: Historians, criminologists, sociologists, and legal scholars examine the history of policing in the 19th and 20th centuries; the organization of police in both the United States and the English-speaking countries of Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and India; relations between Federal, State, and local agencies; private police and security organizations; police and crime control; problem solving and community policing; and the effects of technological advances on policing. Such issues as unionization, internal review, legal constraints, alternative crime control approaches, and community relations are addressed in the context of the future of police organization. 108 footnotes, 5 tables, and 1,579 references
  Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures ; History of policing
  Index Term(s): Crime control policies ; Foreign police ; Community policing ; United Kingdom
  Publication Number: ISBN 0-226-80813-0
  Sale Source: University of Chicago Press
1427 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States of America
  Type: Issue Overview
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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