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Author Duffin, Allan T

Title History in blue : 160 years of women police, sheriffs, detectives, and state troopers / Allan T. Duffin

Publ Info New York : Kaplan Pub., [2010]
 CCRI-Newport  HV8023 .D84 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  HV8023 .D84 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV8023 .D84 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-301) and index
Contents Limited duties, little respect (1845-1900) -- The first policewomen (1900-1920) -- Social enforcers (1920-1950) -- The long uphill battle (1950-1970) -- Forced progress (1970-1980) -- Steady movement (1980-2009) -- Summing up and looking ahead
Note A social history of women in American law enforcement from the mid-nineteenth century through the twentieth century that chronicles their struggle for fair and equal treatment
LC subject Policewomen -- United States -- History
ISBN 9781607146261