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NCJ Number: 49260 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE AND MODERN SOCIETY
Author(s): A VOLLMER
Corporate Author: McGrath Publishing Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 253
Sponsoring Agency: McGrath Publishing Co
Washington, DC 20005
TFL Press - Training for Living, Inc
Mattituck, NY 11952
Sale Source: TFL Press - Training for Living, Inc
P.O. Box 1422
Mattituck, NY 11952
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOK IS A PRODUCT OF SPECIALIZED RESEARCH CONDUCTED FROM 1930 TO 1936 UNDER A LARGER PROGRAM OF RESEARCH INTO THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE. STUDIES IN POLICE ADMINISTRATION ARE SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED HERE.
Abstract: THIS STUDY INCLUDES AN EXAMINATION OF MAJOR CRIMES (MURDER, ROBBERY, BURGLARY, LARCENY, AUTOMOBILE THEFT, RACKETEERING, AND KIDNAPING); VICE AS A POLICE PROBLEM; TRAFFIC DUTIES; GENERAL POLICE SERVICE; CRIME PREVENTION; AND PERSONNEL SELECTION, TRAINING, AND DUTIES. THE BOOK DOES NOT PURPORT TO SPEAK FOR POLICEMEN, EITHER INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY. THE AUTHOR, A POLICE OFFICER, EXPRESSES HIS OWN VIEWS BASED ON VARIED EXPERIENCES, RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE POLICE AND POLICE ADMINISTRATIONS OF MANY COUNTRIES, AND AVAILABLE STATISTICS. THE STUDY ALSO REPRESENTS A DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND THE CAUSES OF DELINQUENCY. A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDEX ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Criminal justice research; Highway traffic management; Moral-decency crimes; Police effectiveness; Police management; Police personnel; Police services coordination
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