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Police organization and management by Vivian Anderson Leonard

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Published by Foundation Press in Mineola, N.Y .
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  • Police

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Edition Notes

SeriesPolice science series
ContributionsMore, Harry W.,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV7938 L4 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination557p.
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18245528M

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