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Author Wilson, Christopher P. (Christopher Pierce), 1952-
Title Cop knowledge : police power and cultural narrative in twentieth-century America / Christopher P. Wilson.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8138 .W627 2000    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8138 .W627 2000    AVAILABLE  
Author Wilson, Christopher P. (Christopher Pierce), 1952-
Subject Police -- United States -- History.
Police in popular culture -- United States -- History.
Police power -- United States -- History.
Description xii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-274) and index.
ISBN 0226901327 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226901335 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 42580137
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction Thin Blue Lines: Police Power and Cultural Storytelling1
Ch. 1"The Machinery of a Finished Society": Stephen Crane, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Police19
Ch. 2"... and the Human Cop": Professionalism and the Procedural at Midcentury57
Ch. 3Blue Knights and Brown Jackets: Beat, Badge, and "Civility" in the 1960s94
Ch. 4Hardcovering "True" Crime: Cop Shops and Crime Scenes in the 1980s130
Ch. 5Framing the Shooter: The Globe, the Police, and the Streets169
 Epilogue: Police Blues206
 Notes219
 Index275


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