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August Vollmer : the father of American policing / Willard M. Oliver.

Author/Creator:
Oliver, Willard M. author.
Publication:
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, LLC, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 785 pages ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Vollmer, August, 1876-1955.
Police -- California -- Biography.
College teachers -- California -- Biography.
Criminologists -- California -- Biography.
College teachers.
Criminologists.
Police.
California.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Contents:
Prologue: January 16, 1904
Youth
Germany to America (1869)
New Orleans (1869-1875)
Childhood (1876-1890)
San Francisco (1890-1891)
Berkeley (1891-1898)
War (1898)
Battle & insurgency (1898-1899)
Police chief
A proposition (1900-1905)
Town marshal (1905)
Marshal Vollmer (1905-1906)
Earthquake (1906)
The progressive (1906-1907)
Police education (1907-1909)
Police chief (1909-1910)
Lydia (1910-1915)
Crime lab (1916-1917)
College cops (1917-1919)
A national reputation (1917-1922)
Lie detector (1921-1923)
L.A.P.D. (1923)
L.A. politics (1923-1924)
The BPD (1924-1929)
College professor
University of Chicago (1929-1931)
University of California at Berkeley (1931-1933)
Author & professor (1934-1937)
The criminologist (1937-1941)
Retirement
Retirement (1942-1949)
Decline (1950-1954)
Suicide (1955)
Epilogue: legacy (1955+)
Acknowledgments
Sources
Notes
Bibliography
Photo credits
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
ISBN:
9781611635591
1611635594
OCLC:
970395904
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