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Contemporary Policing 342

Policing in America

The Role of Police in American Society: A Documentary History
Bryan Vila and Cynthia Morris. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1999.
"A collection of 95 primary documents tracing the history and development of police policy and the role of police in American society." Available?
Beyond Community Policing: From Early American Beginnings to the 21st Century
James J. Chriss. New York, Routledge, 2016. Rutgers-restricted Access
Official Directory of State Patrol & Police
Links to official sites for state police departments in the U.S. Sadly, there seem to be a lot of broken links at the moment.

Interested in Policing in Newark?

Interested in the NYPD?

NYPD - Historical and Current Research
Guide from the Lloyd Seeay Library at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Interested in the Chicago Police Department?

Chicago Police
Guide from the Northeastern School of Law Library.

Policing Worldwide

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems
George Thomas Kurian. 2nd edition. Detroit, Thomson Gale, 2006. 2 vols. Rutgers-restricted Access
Comparative Policing
Jacques de Maillard. New York, Routledge, 2022.
"This book is a systematic and comparative analysis of police systems in the western world, looking at their structure and how they tackle contemporary social problems." Focus on four major groups: Anglo-American (England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States, etc.), Napoleonic (France, Spain, Italy, Portugal), Scandinavian (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden) and continental European (Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland). Rutgers-restricted Access

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