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Police Leadership in America Crisis and Opportunity by William A. Geller

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Published by Praeger Paperback .
Written in English


  • Police & security services,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Law Enforcement,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Police,
  • Police administration,
  • Police chiefs,
  • Police-community relations,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9534869M
ISBN 100275916723
ISBN 109780275916725

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