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Paperback The Idea of Police Book

ISBN: 0803921799

ISBN13: 9780803921795

The Idea of Police

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The Idea of Police is one of the core texts in its series. Written by a leading criminologist in a highly readable, fluid style, it is intended as an introductory text on police. Klockars defines the police in terms of their right to use coercive force. He then describes the comparative evolution of the British and US police forces, providing readers with the historical background to the current state of the police. The moral conflicts and issues...

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This is a basic explanation of police theory. It is from the 1980's and is written from that timeframe.
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