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A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS; Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors By Which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered; and Suggesting Remedies for Their Prevention.

By: By A Magistrate. (Colquhoun, Patrick)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Printed by H. Fry Finsbury-Place, for C. Dilly, Poultry: 1796

Edition: The Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 000015212

Condition: near very good

Octavo, xvii [7] 440 pages. plus xxviii -- index. Contemporary calf, gilt, with coat of arms on top cover and bookplate on front paste-down endpaper (no name, just coat of arms). Folding plate between pages 230-231. No half-title. Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) was one of the founders of the River Thames Poilice and greatly influenced subsequent police forces. "As impressive as Colquhoun's salesmanship of the public police idea was, his main contribution is recognized as the introduction of crime prevention, or preventative policing, as a fundamental principle to the English police system. ... View more info

POLICEWOMAN ONE. My Twenty Years on the LAPD

By: Hays, Gayleen with Kathleen Moloney

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books, 1992,: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11820

ISBN: 0394585283

Condition: Fine

xvi + 238 pages, octavo. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket spine a bit sunned, else Very Good. 020207A View more info

KNOTS UNTIED: or Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives.

By: McWatters, Officer George S. (late of the Metropolitan Police, New York)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartford, J. B. Burr and Hyde: 1872

Seller ID: 000017529

Condition: Very good

"A Narrative of Marvellous Experiences Among All Classes of Society --Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, Counterfeiters, Burglars, Etc. Etc. Etc." Black and white illustrations. Octavo, brown cover with rope design stamped in blind and titles in gilt. xx, 21-665 pages. Wear at corners and head and foot of spine, still Very Good. 011506A True Crime View more info