NIJ survey of police chiefs and sheriffs

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .

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  • Police administration -- United States,
  • Police chiefs -- United States,
  • Sheriffs -- United States

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SeriesNational Institute of Justice update
ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14456593M

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