Dr. Brian A. Kinnaird, chair, department of criminal justice, has published
four chapters for the edited work “The Use and Abuse of Police Power in
America” published by Praeger/Greenwood Press currently available for
pre-order and on shelves May 2017.
The pro-police chapters include: “Law Enforcement in the Wild West” (Legal
and Societal Limits to Police Power: 17th to 19th Centuries); “Uniform
Crime Reports” (Technological Advances and the Rise of Organized Crime:
1900-1950); “The Thin Blue Line Police as a Guard Against Anarchy” (A New
Mandate for Exercising Police Power: 1975-2000); and “Deaths in the Line of
Duty” (The American Police State: 2000-Present).
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