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

Title
August Vollmer : the father of American policing / Willard M. Oliver.
Author
Oliver, Willard M.,
Publication
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, LLC, [2017]

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Description
xvi, 785 pages; 26 cm
Genre/Form
  • Biography
  • Biography.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
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.
ISBN
  • 9781611635591
  • 1611635594
LCCN
^^2016045363
OCLC
970395904
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library