George Thomas Kurian, "World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems (v. 2)"
ISBN: 0787677361 | edition 2006 | PDF | 1189 pages | 56,8 mb
This fully updated version of the original 1989 edition of the World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems describes the national law enforcement and correctional systems of more than 195 countries across the globe. Under the editorial direction of authorities from the World Future Society, National Criminal Justice Reference Service and eight universities, including the universities of Illinois and South Carolina, the Encyclopedia provides both statistical and analytical information. Following a consistent, user-friendly format, each country overview explores topics such as the history, organization, administrative structure, chains of command, modes of operation, technology and firearms of each area.