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Author Reppetto, Thomas A.

Title American police : a history. Vol. 2, The blue parade, 1945-2012 / Thomas A. Reppetto.

Publication Info. New York : Enigma Books, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  363.2 R29    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  363.2 REPPETTO V.2    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  363.2097 REPPETTO    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  363.2 RE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 258 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-252) and index.
Contents A lifetime of crime -- Policing at the crossroads -- Professional policing emerges: Parker in Los Angeles, Schrotel in Cincinnati -- Detectives, Hoover, the mob, and youth gangs -- Reading the riot act: Jenkins in Atlanta, the Bull in Birmingham -- Far from the ivory tower: O. W. Wilson in Chicago -- Nixon's schemes fail, Webster saves the FBI -- Contrasting command styles: Murphy of New York, Rizzo of Philadelphia -- Chaos: cops lose the streets -- New York community policing and Gates' LAPD style both fail -- Fighting crime by the numbers: Bratton defies the experts -- Terrorism: Kelly in command -- Policing in the 21st century: old problems, new solutions -- Appendixes : A. Crimes of the century: the top 10 criminal investigations since 1945 ; B. Top cops: the 10 most important police administrators since 1945 -- C. Understanding police terminology.
Subject Police -- United States -- History.
Law enforcement -- United States -- History.
Added Title Blue parade, 1945-2012
ISBN 9781936274437: $23.00
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