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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Crime -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Law enforcement -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid J. Pyle.
LC ClassificationsHV6791 .P94 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3486243M
ISBN 100312228023
LC Control Number82005805

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