Cops, Crooks, and Criminologists

Cops, Crooks, and Criminologists

An International Biographical Dictionary of Law Enforcement

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Baker & Taylor
An encyclopedic dictionary of significant individuals in the history of law enforcement

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Short biographies of living and dead major and minor figures, accompanied by b&w photos, chronicle the crime and law enforcement scene in the US and other countries, focusing on recent centuries but also including information from ancient times. Entries include birth and death dates and places, and describe the lives and careers of personalities including F. Lee Bailey, Elliot Ness, the Earps, and Ernesto Miranda, the petty thief whose case established the requirement that police read detainees their rights prior to arrest. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c1996
ISBN: 9780816030163
Branch Call Number: 920 AXE
Characteristics: xiii, 321 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Charles 1948-
Kemper, Kurt


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