Aspen Publishing

Policing America: An Introduction, Second Edition

Willard M. Oliver


  • ISBN: 9781543810875

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 2/1/2020
    Copyright Year: 2020
    Pages: 528
    Connected eBook + Print: 9781543810875

    Connected eBook: 9798886140514

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  • Author Information

    Willard M. Oliver

    Dr. Willard Oliver joined the faculty in 2003. His areas of expertise include policing, crime policy, and the history of criminal justice. Oliver's current research in policing is focused on the phenomenon of depolicing; his research into crime policy is focused on the presidential use (and abuse) of signing statements related to crime; and his history of criminal justice research is focused primarily on the authorship of a biography titled August Vollmer: The Father of American Policing. He currently serves as the editor for the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice's Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology, and he is the Academy of Criminal Justice Science's Official Historian. Oliver is both a former police officer and a retired military police officer, as well as a Desert Storm Veteran.

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