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Urban America and its police

Harlan Hahn

Urban America and its police

from the postcolonial era through the turbulent 1960s

by Harlan Hahn

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Published by University of Colorado Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHarlan Hahn and Judson L. Jeffries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22539574M
ISBN 100870817264

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Harlan Hahn and Judson L Jeffries present a broad and comparative overview of urban policing in the United States. Synthesising their own research with information from an eclectic array of sources -- seminal social science studies of urban police departments, government documents, reports from organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union, and think tank monographs -- they present.

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