Police in trouble; our frightening crisis in law enforcement, by James F. Ahern. Foreword by John V. Lindsay.


New York, Hawthorn Books [1972] .

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Subjects Law enforcement -- United States.
Law enforcement.
Lois -- Application -- États-Unis.
Police -- États-Unis.
Police -- United States.
Police.
United States.
Description xi, 260 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary A former New Haven Connecticut police chief gives his views on the nature of police work, the political forces which influence police performance, and areas for reform. The author contends that organized crime and corrupt politicians handcuff the police more than court decisions can. Inadequate budgets coupled with impossible demands by the public result in angry and frustrated officers. Reform can not be concentrated on police alone but must be an effort to improve society.
Contents Foreword / John V. Lindsay -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The closed fraternity -- 2. May day : crisis in focus -- 3. Chief of police -- 4. Politics and police -- 5. The pawns of national power -- 6. Crime and the police -- 7. Professional police and democratic control -- 8. Rebuilding our police departments -- 9. The future and the federal role -- Index.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)348400
(OCoLC)ocm00348400
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ahern, James F.
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