The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America: Historical Milestones and Current Controversies

by
Gina Robertielloeditor
Gina Robertielloauthor
The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America: Historical Milestones and Current Controversies

20170531

ABC-CLIO

Pages 384
Topics Current Events and Issues
  • eBook

    9781440843730

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The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America: Historical Milestones and Current Controversies

Author(s): Robertiello, Gina;
Contributors: Robertiello, Gina; Robertiello, Gina;
Abstract:

Providing a timely and much-needed investigation of how U.S. law enforcement carries out its public safety and crime fighting mandates, this book is an invaluable resource for students, educators, and concerned citizens.


• Provides a single-volume, go-to source for insight into police-citizen relations in the United States, from the 17th century through to today

• Documents major turning points and historical events influencing the evolution of police power

• Provides both supportive and critical perspectives on contemporary trends in law enforcement activities, attitudes, and practices

• Enables a fuller comprehension of law enforcement in an era of significant political and social upheaval, much of which is tied to racial, ethnic, or economic factors

Editor(s): Robertiello, Gina;
SortTitle: use and abuse of police power in america: historical milestones and current controversies
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Gina Robertielloeditor
Gina Robertielloauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440843730
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440843730.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440843723
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 20170531