History of Crime and Punishment: The History of Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Morris
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172451
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172458
  • DDC: 364.973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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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. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Shooting Attack in Dallas.
2: Law Enforcement in Early American Cities.
3: Law Enforcement in Early Rural America.
4: Federal Law Enforcement.
5: Professionalizing Local Law Enforcement.
6: Policing and Civil Rights.
7: Law Enforcement After 9/11.
8: Law Enforcement Today and in the Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.