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To Protect and to Serve: A History of Police in America (Paperback)
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To Protect and to Serve: A History of Police in America (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 05/01/2004
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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 practice-and 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.

Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780131120648
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 235 x 178 x 9 mm


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"To Protect and To Serve is a tremendously important exploration on the history of policing, substantially contributing to the study of criminal justice." - Pat Murphy, Farmer New York City Police Commissioner




"This book is a NEEDED resource to the teaching of history and policing. I can't wait far its publication!" - Randy Whittingstall, Mitchell College, New London, CT




"Allison and Wadman's text . . . synthesizes new literature, and weaves it together with alder interpretations, to show students haw this dynamic field has evolved and continues to change. Recommended." - Sally Hadden, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL


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