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Racial factors and urban law enforcement.

William M. Kephart

Racial factors and urban law enforcement.

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- United States.,
    • African American criminals.,
    • Law enforcement -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207-209.

      LC ClassificationsHV8138 .K45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p.
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6203234M
      LC Control Number56013431

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