Beyond Community Policing: From Early American Beginnings to the 21st Century

1st Edition

James J. Chriss

Routledge
Published April 30, 2013
Textbook - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781594518478 - CAT# Y223070

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Summary

Beyond Community Policing uses history and general sociological theory to examine the trajectory of municipal policing from Britain in the 1830s to its adoption and evolution in the America. By analysing the uncertain and uneven historical development of policing, this book illustrates in great detail the functional connections between cities (or communities) and police departments. Chriss also considers the development of municipal policing in the American West between 1850 and 1890, which helps to situate the current discussion of policing in the post 9/11 United States.

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