Criminal Justice Pioneers in U.S. History / Edition 1

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This collection 45 of brief biographies of famous and infamous figures in criminal justice history brings to life the people who have made the field of criminal justice what it is today.

The criminal justice system is dependent upon more than laws and policies¿it is composed of people. The system is only as good or ethical as the people who work in it. Criminal Justice Pioneers in U.S. History. These 45 brief (6 to 8 page) biographies include Allan Pinkerton, Herman Goldstein, Joseph Wambaugh, Wyatt Earp, Earl Warren, and Dorothea Dix.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205359196
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/20/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Jones
Mark Jones is Assistant Keeper, Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum. He is the author of The Art of the Medal, Medals of the Sun King, The Dance of Death, and Contemporary British Medals, and editor of The Medal and Médailles.
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Table of Contents


1. Sutherland, Edwin.

2. Merton, Robert.

3. Wilson, James Q.


4. Pinkerton, Allan.

5. Byrnes, Thomas.

6. Bonaparte, Charles.

7. Earp, Wyatt.

8. Clum, John.

9. Burns, William.

10. Roosevelt, Theodore.

11. Baldwin, Lola G.

12. Vollmer, August.

13. Battle, Samuel.

14. Hoover, J. Edgar.

15. Anslinger, Harry.

16. Wilson, O.W.

17. Ness, Eliot.

18. Gates, Daryl.

19. Goldstein, Herman.

20. Serpico, Frank.

21. Wambaugh, Joseph.

22. Pusser, Buford.

23. Brown, Lee.

24. Harrington, Penny.

25. Macalese, Greg.


26. Darrow, Clarence.

27. Baldwin, Roger Nash.

28. Warren, Earl.

29. Kunstler, William.

30. Bailey, F. Lee.

31. Blakey, G. Robert.


32. Eddy, Thomas.

33. Haviland, John.

34. Augustus, John.

35. Dix, Dorothea.

36. Hayes, Rutherford.

37. Brockway, Zebulon.

38. Osborne, Thomas.

39. Van Waters, Miriam.

40. Ragen, Joseph.

41. Duffy, Clinton.

42. Beto, George.


43. Addams, Jane.

44. Lindsey, Ben.

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