The history of law enforcement / by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD, with Rebecca Morris.
Contributor(s): Morris, Rebecca [author.] | Gale (Firm).Series: Gale eBooks.Harris, Duchess. History of crime and punishment: Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781532172458.Subject(s): Law enforcement -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 364.973 Online resources: Available via Gale eBooks. Click here to access
Includes bibliographical references and index.
chapter one. A shooting attack in Dallas -- chapter two. Law enforcement in early American cities -- chapter three. Law enforcement in early rural America -- chapter four. Federal law enforcement -- chapter five. Professionalizing local law enforcement -- chapter six. Policing and civil rights -- chapter seven. Law enforcement after 9/11 -- chapter eight. Law enforcement today and in the future.
This book examines all aspects of law enforcement in the United States. It discusses the history behind US law enforcement, how different law enforcement agencies operate, and how police impact their surrounding communities. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.